Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From Old Welsh Mailcun, from a Brythonic name *Maglocunos meaning "chief of hounds", derived from Celtic *maglos "chief" and * "dog, hound" (genitive *kunos). This was the name of several early Welsh rulers, notably Maelgwn Gwynedd, a 6th-century king of Gwynedd.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMaglocunos(Brythonic) Mailcun(Old Welsh)


Entry added January 21, 2022