Welsh boy names

0
246

Welsh boy names starting with A

Aberforth – In Gaelic, this name means ‘?from the river’

Adeon – The name Adeon is a boy’s name of Welsh origin.

Adien – This attractive name means beautiful.

Aed – Fire

Aeddan – Welsh variation of Aidan, origin meaning little and fiery’.

Aeden – This is an alternate spelling of ‘Aedan,’ which means fire or fiery.

Aelwen – Fair

Aelwyn – Fair

Aeron – Welsh unisex form of Celtic Agrona, the name a goddess of war and death who was portrayed as a masculine figure in Welsh mythology, meaning ‘carnage, slaughter.’

    Gifts for Boys

Aeronwen – The winner or victor of a battle

Aeronwy – The battle winner

Aerowyn – The victorious person from the battle

Afon – Modern Welsh unisex name meaning ‘river.’ Compare with another form of Afon.

Aland – Welsh variation of Alan, origin meaning handsome, cheerful’.

Aled – Aled as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Aled is ‘child’. Modern name.

Allyn

Alun – Alun as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin. An ancient Welsh name, indirectly related to Alan, of which it is now generally taken to be the Welsh equivalent.

Alwin

Alwyn – From Alwyn

Alwyn – Teutonic: Loved by All, German: Friend, English: Noble,Wise Friend, A derivative of name Alwin

    Gifts for Girls

Anarawd – Unisex form of Welsh Angharad, meaning ‘undisgraced, free of shame.’

Andras – Old Greek – Male, Manly, Brave, Virility, A variant of name Andrea

Andreas – Manly, brave

Aneirin – Aneirin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin. Possibly (Irish, Gaelic) ‘noble, modest’. Originally Neirin, the A- was added in the 13th century.

Aneurin – Aneurin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘man of honor’.

Anwel – Anwel as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Celtic origin meaning ‘loved one’.

Anwell – Anwell as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Anwell is ‘loved one’.

Anwil – Anwil as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Celtic origin meaning ‘loved one’.

Anwill – Anwill as a boy’s name is of Welsh or Celtic origin meaning ‘loved one’.

Anwyl – Anwyl as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Celtic origin meaning ‘loved one’.

    Gifts for Her

Anwyll – Anwyll as a boy’s name is of Welsh or Celtic origin meaning ‘loved one’.

Anyon – Celtic – Anvil

Arawn – Welsh myth name of the Lord of Annwn (‘un-world, under-world’), possibly meaning ‘unrestrained wildness.’

Ardent – The Ardent

Arfon – Arfon as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘Across from Anglesey’.

Arian – Arian as a boy’s name is of Greek origin meaning ‘silver’.

Ariana – Pop singer Ariana Grande put this European name on the map, with a little assist from Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post. Whether you prefer one N or two, Ariana is elegant and romantic, fit for a princess, an opera or running a media company. It might be an Italian form of Ariadne or a Welsh name meaning “silver.” According to Social Security data, Ariana is the preferred spelling and made the top 100 in 2001. It comes with the cute nicknames Ari, Ana and Anna. Tony Dovolani of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ has a daughter named Ariana, as does reality TV star Kim Zolciak Biermann.

Arianna – Arianna is sometimes considered a Welsh name from the word ‘arian,’ meaning “silver,” or the Latinized form of Ariadne, a Greek name meaning “most holy.” Equally fit for a pop princess or a CEO, Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, and pop singer Ariana Grande put this elegant and feminine name front and center. According to Social Security Administration data, Arianna is the second most popular spelling and only slightly behind Ariana in the rankings. Whichever spelling you prefer, both options come with the nicknames Ari, Anna or Ana.

Arion – Arion as a boy’s name is pronounced AR-ee-en. The name of a Greek poet and musician from about 700 BC. In mythology, it refers to the magic horse born to Poseidon and Demeter.

Armel

    Gifts for Him

Art – Short form of ARTHUR

Artair – Scottish form of ARTHUR

Arthfael – Welsh form of Old Breton Arthmael, meaning ‘bear chief’ or ‘warrior prince.’

Arthur, Art, Artie – from Latin Artorius, legendary king

Arthur – The meaning of this name is unknown. It could be derived from the Celtic elements artos ‘bear’ combined with viros ‘man’ or rigos ‘king’. Alternatively it could be related to an obscure Roman family name Artorius. Arthur is the name of the central character in Arthurian legend, a 6th-century king of the Britons who resisted Saxon invaders. He may or may not have been a real person. He first appears in Welsh poems and chronicles (some possibly as early as the 7th century) but his character was not developed until the chronicles of the 12th-century Geoffrey of Monmouth…

Arthyen – Cornish form of the Welsh name Arthen. It means bear born.

Artie – Diminutive and feminine form of ARTHUR

Arto – Finnish short form of ARTHUR

Arttu – Finnish short form of ARTHUR

Artturi – Finnish form of ARTHUR

Artur – Form of ARTHUR in several languages

Arturas – Lithuanian form of ARTHUR

Arturo – Italian and Spanish form of ARTHUR

Arturs – Latvian form of ARTHUR

Arval – Cried over

Arvel – Cried over

Arvel – Welsh – Wept Over, Arval is a variant of name Arvel

Arvil – Cried over

Arwel – Welsh name meaning ‘prominent.’

Auryn – The name Auryn is a boy’s name of Welsh, Celtic origin meaning ‘gold’.

Avalon – Apple tree island

Awdrie – Everlasting inspiration

Awstin – Welsh form of Latin Augustinus, meaning ‘venerable.’

Welsh boy names starting with B

Badan – From Baddon

Badden – Boar

Baines – The son of Einws

Barwyn – A white mound

Beavan – Beavan as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Beaven – Beaven as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bedivere – From the Welsh name Bedwyr, which is of unknown meaning. In Arthurian legends Bedivere was one of the original companions of King Arthur. He first appears in early Welsh tales, and his story was later expanded by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century. He is the one who throws the sword Excalibur into the lake at the request of the dying Arthur

Bedwyr – Legendary son of Pedrawd

Bedwyr – Welsh name, possibly derived from proto-Celtic *bod(o)-wid-r, meaning ‘grave-knower,’ inferring that he was ‘the one who knows (Arthur’s) grave.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who returned Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake after King Arthur’s death. Described as being one-handed, he was still an excellent warrior. In Welsh, his full name was Bedwyr Bedrydant, meaning ‘Bedivere of the Perfect Sinews.’

Bel – Welsh myth name of an ancestor deity, meaning ‘shining.’ The name was derived from the same root (bel) as Celtic Belenus, but Bel’s character and attributes are said to be much different.

Beli Mawr – Legendary brother in law of the Virgin Mary

Beli – Variant spelling of Welsh Bel, meaning ‘shining.’

Bendigeidfran – Blessed raven

Berwyn – Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements barr ‘head, top,’ and (g)wyn ‘fair, white,’ hence ‘fair-headed.’

Bev – Son of Evan

Bevan – Son of Evan.

Bevan – Bevan as a boy’s name is pronounced BEV-en. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bevan is ‘son of Evan’.

Beven – Beven as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bevin – Youthful

Bevon – Bevon as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bevvan – Bevvan as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bevvin – Bevvin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bevvon – Bevvon as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bevyn – Youthful

Beynon – Son of Eynon

Bivian – Bivian as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Evan’.

Bleddyn – The name Bleddyn is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘wolf’s cub’.

Blevine – A child who is like a wolf cub

Bowen – Bowen as a boy’s name is pronounced BOH-en. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bowen is ‘son of Owen, son of the young one’.

Bowin – Bowin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Owen’.

Brac – free

Brad – Treason

Braith – Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning ‘diversely-colored,’ especially black and white or red and white.

Bran – Raven

Bran – Means ‘raven’ in Welsh. In Welsh legend Bran the Blessed (called also Bendigeid Vran) was the son of the god Llyr. Later Welsh legends describe him as a king of Britain who was killed attacking Ireland

Breeze

Brenin – LLWYD: Welsh myth name of a being believed to inhabit the mountains of Snowdonia, composed of the names Brenin ‘king’ and Llwyd ‘gray-haired,’ hence ‘grey-haired king.’

Breunor – A brown man

Brian

Brice – Brice as a boy’s name is pronounced bryce. Possibly (Gaulish) ‘speckled’ (compare Welsh ‘brych’, meaning ‘dotted’).

Brin – Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning ‘hill.’

Brindley – Hill

Brindly – Hill

Brinn – High, hill

Broderick – Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, meaning ‘reddish-brown.’

Bryar – Variant of Briar, rough around the edges, but has a giving spirit.

Brycen – Who’s Brycen? He’s the boy whose parents thought Bryson had become a little too popular, so they respelled it without losing the pronunciation. The name was derived from Brice and made its first appearance on the baby-name charts in 1998. Maybe it’s the ‘cen’ suffix or the cute ‘y’ smack in the middle, but Brycen feels more modern than Brice—no wonder it ranks much higher in the ratings than its ancestor.

Brychan – Welsh myth name of the father of Eleri, derived from the word brych, meaning ‘pied, spotted, speckled.’

Bryn – From Welsh origin meaning ‘great hill’, this name is predominantly used in English and Welsh.

Brynlee – One who came from the hill

Brynley – Hill

Brynmor – Brynmor as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Brynmor is ‘large hill’.

Brynn – From the hill

Brynn – Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning ‘hill.’

Brynne – He is from the hill

Brynner – A man who lives in the hill

Brynnlee – One who comes from the land of the hills

Brynnley – One from the hil lands

Bryse – Bryse as a boy’s name is of Celtic origin meaning ‘swift’.

Brysen – Brysen as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘descendant of Brice’.

Brysin – Brysin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘descendant of Brice’.

Bryson – Bryson as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bryson is ‘descendant of Brice’.

Buell – The name Buell is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘dwelling’.

Byrne – Descendent of Bran

Welsh boy names starting with C

Cadan – A variant of Cadell and Kaden. It means battle or companion.

Caddel – Battle

Caddell – Caddell as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘battle’.

Caddock – Caddock as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Caddock is ‘eagerness for war’.

Cade – To fight in a small battle

Cadee – Pure

Cadel – Cadel as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘battle’.

Cadell – Battle

Cadell – Cadell as a boy’s name is pronounced kay-DELL, ka-DELL. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cadell is ‘battle’.

Caden – Spirit of battle

Caden – Since Caden’s meaning isn’t too appealing (“round’ or ‘lumpish”), think of the name itself as attractive. A shorter derivation of Mac Cadain, a Gaelic surname meaning “son of Cadain,” this contemporary name found popularity in the 1990s. As with many other recently invented names, Caden has many offshoots, including Cayden, Caiden, Kaeden, Kayden and Kaden. All the names are also part of a trend involving names with the “aden” suffix sound, as in Jaden and Aiden.

Cadeyrn – Welsh legend name of the second son of Guorthigern (English Vortigern), composed of the elements cad ‘battle’ and teyrn ‘lord, king,’ hence ‘battle lord.’

Cadfael – Welsh name composed of the elements cad ‘battle’ and fael/mail ‘prince,’ hence ‘battle prince.’ This is a very rare name with only one instance found recorded, the name of a saint also known as Cadoc and Catmail.

Cadfan – Welsh name composed of the elements cad ‘battle’ and fan(g) ‘raven,’ hence ‘battle raven.’

Cadmael – The chieftain of the war

Cadman – Warrior

Cadman – Cadman as a boy’s name is of Anglo Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cadman is ‘battle man’.

Cadmen – Wise warrior

Cadmon – A warrior, soldier in the battle

Cadoc – The name Cadoc is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘battle’.

Cadog – Cadog as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘eagerness for war’.

Cadogan – Cadogan as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cadogan is ‘battle glory and honor’.

Cadomedd – Welsh name meaning ‘battle-shirker.’

Cadwal – The battle leader, commander

Cadwalader – Welsh name composed of the elements cad ‘battle’ and gwaladr ‘leader,’ hence ‘battle leader.’

Cadwaladr – A battle leader, used as a surname

Cadwallader – Variant spelling of Welsh Cadwalader, meaning ‘battle leader.’

Cadwallon – Battle arranger

Cadwgan – The glorious one in the battle

Cadwgawn – Welsh myth name mentioned in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements cad ‘battle’ and gwogawn ‘honor, glory,’ hence ‘battle glory.’

Cadwgon – To have glory in the battle

Cadwyn – One who is chained

Caerwyn – Caerwyn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘love, fair, or blessed’.

Cahan – Battle, Fighter

Cai – Welsh name, possibly derived from Latin Caius, meaning ‘lord.’ In Arthurian legend, this was the name of a Knight of the Round Table. Compare with another form of Cai.

Caiden – Battle

Cain

Caio – He who brings joy

Camea – His nose is crooked

Caradawc – Variant spelling of Welsh Caradawg, meaning ‘dearly loved.’

Caradawg – Medieval form of Welsh Caradoc, derived from the root car ‘love,’ meaning ‘dearly loved.’

Caradoc – Variant spelling of Welsh Caradog, meaning ‘dearly loved.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was husband to Tegau Eurfon (their love was called one of the three surpassing bonds of Britain). He was Arthur’s chief elder at Celliwig, and had a horse named Luagor (‘host-splitter’). Sir Caradoc was also known as Briefbras (‘short arm’), the French translation of Welsh freichfras, meaning ‘strong arm.’

Caradog – A derivative of ancient Welsh Caradawg, meaning ‘dearly loved.’

Caradwg – Beloved

Caragod – Caragod is a boy’s name meaning ‘love’ that is related to the Welsh name Craddock.

Carantoc – A man of many virtues

Carantorivs – He has many virtues

Carew – The name Carew is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘fort near a slope’.

Carey – Near the castle

Carey – Of the dark ones

Cariad – A darling and beloved person

Carnell – Carnell as a boy’s name is pronounced kar-NEL. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Carnell is ‘defender of the castle’.

Caron – One who loves to love

Caronie – He knows to love

Caroun – He is born to love

Carroll – Dark

Caru – A lovely person

Carwyn – Modern Welsh name composed of the elements car ‘love’ and (g)wyn ‘fair, holy, pure, white,’ hence ‘fair love.’

Carys – A pure love

Cas – Legendary son of Seidi

Cass – Cass as a boy’s name is of Persian, Irish, Welsh, and Gaelic origin meaning ‘treasurer or clever’.

Cassedy – Cassedy as a boy’s name is of Irish, Welsh, and Gaelic origin meaning ‘curly-headed or clever’.

Cassian – Curly-headed.

Cassidy

Catmail – Welsh name meaning ‘battle prince.’ Other forms of the name include Cadoc and Cadfael.

Cattegirn – Welsh form of Celtic Cadeyrn, meaning ‘battle lord.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a son of Vortigern.

Cayden – Calling all Haydens, Bradens, Aidens and other “–den” names: You’ve got another awesome cousin to play with. His name is Cayden, and he’s a modern English variation of Caden. He has becoming popular as a boys’ name since debuting on the charts in 1999. That middle “y” makes it a super-clear name to pronounce. It was a big hit with Kevin Costner, the Oscar-winning actor, who named his son Cayden Wyatt in 2007.

Cayne – Battle, Fighter

Cecil – Relies on his senses to take him through life.

Cecilia – Say it like this: sess-SEEL-yah. It’s based on the Roman surname Caecilius, which came from “caecus,” the Latin word for ‘blind.’ During the Middle Ages, Christian parents started naming their daughters Cecilia to honor St. Cecilia, a second-century martyr who was beheaded for not giving up her beliefs and worshipping the Roman gods. She became the patron saint of music and musicians because legend has it that she was singing as she lay dying. So it’s fitting that the most famous woman with the name, Cecilia Bartoli, is a much-celebrated Italian opera singer.

Cecilio – Cecilio as a boy’s name is of Latin and Old Welsh origin meaning ‘blind or sixth’.

Cecilius – Cecilius as a boy’s name is of Latin and Old Welsh origin meaning ‘blind or sixth’.

Cecyl – Cecyl as a boy’s name is of Latin and Old Welsh origin meaning ‘blind or sixth’.

Cedric – Generous and friendly character

Cefin – Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Caemgen, meaning ‘little comely one.’

Ceiriog – A happy-go-lucky, friendly and name of a river

Ceiro – The loved one

Ceithin – In legend, uncle of sun deity Lugh

Celt – A musical and exotic name

Celtic – An exotic name for a musical

Celyddon – Welsh name meaning ‘wood-dweller.’ In mythology, this is the name of the father of Culhwch.

Celyn – The name Celyn is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘holly’.

Ceolwald – Name of a King, they are beloved

Cerda – Awesome hair

Ceredig – Ceredig is an unpopular boy’s name.

Ceretic – The one who cherishes

Ceri – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘to love.’

Charlie – One having full rights

Cinon – Head, chief, leader, king

Cledwyn – Welsh name composed of the elements caled ‘hard, rough’ and (g)wyn ‘fair, holy, white,’ hence ‘hardy and fair.’

Coed – Dwells in the woods

Colwin – Colwin is a boy’s name that comes from the Welsh name Colwyn.

Colwyn – Colwyn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin. Place name for a river in Wales.

Colwynn – Colwynn is a boy’s name that is related to the Welsh name Colwyn.

Connah – Meaning ‘contented’ and derived from the root name Connor.

Conway – Conway as a boy’s name is pronounced KAHN-way. It is of Welsh, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conway is ‘holy river, hound of the plain’.

Conwy – Conwy is a boy’s name meaning ‘holy river’ or ‘hound of the plain’ that comes from the Welsh, Irish, and Gaelic name Conway.

Conyn – Legendary son of Caw wise

Craddock – Craddock as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Craddock is ‘love’.

Cradock – Cradock as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘love’.

Crandall – Valley of cranes

Crichton – The name Crichton is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘from the hilltop town’.

Crwys – Another name of Cross, crucifix

Cubert – Legendary son of Daere.

Culhwch – Welsh Arthurian legend name of a cousin of King Arthur and hero of the story Culhwch and Olwen, composed of the elements cul ‘something narrow and straight’ and hwch ‘pig, sow,’ hence ‘pig’s run.’ While still pregnant with Culhwch, Goleuddydd went mad after being frightened by a herd of swine. Culhwch was found in the pigs’ run by the swineherd and taken to his father. Years later, his stepmother wanted him to marry her daughter, angered by his refusal, she cursed him so that he could never marry anyone but the beautiful Olwen, daughter of Ysbaddaden, a fierce giant who was cursed to die if his daughter ever married.

Curnow – A variant of Curnow meaning from Cornwall.

Cwrig – Lord or master

Cynan – Exalted chief

Cyndaf – An independent person

Cynddelw – Old Welsh name, probably of Celtic origin, meaning ‘exalted effigy.’

Cyndeyrn – A well- renowned Lord

Cynfael – Chief prince

Cynfarch – A Chief Horse

Cynfran – The Chief Crow

Cynwal – Defencive, to protect

Cynwrig – Old Welsh name meaning ‘high hill.’

Cystenian – Welsh form of Latin Constantine, meaning ‘steadfast.’

Welsh boy names starting with D

Daafi – One who prevents

Daavid – A beloved friend

Daffydd – Welsh variation of David, origin meaning beloved’.

Dafod – Beloved

Dafydd – The Welsh version of the biblical name David, meaning ‘friend’ or ‘beloved’.

Dai

Dai – Pet form of Welsh Dafydd, meaning ‘beloved.’ Compare with other forms of Dai.

Dalldav – A legendary son

Darin – Cautious, takes things slowly.

Darren – From Airelle

Darron – Variant of Darren, the name means land this is burnt.

Daryn – Great.

Davies – The name Davies is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of David’.

Davin – Davin is a boy’s name meaning ‘beloved’ that comes from the Hebrew name David and the Welsh name Davyn.

Davy – A cherished and precious individual

Davyn – Davyn as a boy’s name is pronounced DAY-ven, DAV-en. It is of Welsh origin. Davin is a French form.

Dawfydd – Beloved

Dawson – The name Dawson is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of David’.

Dei – The name Dei is a boy’s name of Welsh origin.

Deiniol – Welsh variation of Daniel, origin meaning God is my judge’.

Delwin – Friend of the valley

Delwyn – Welsh unisex name composed of the elements del ‘pretty’ and (g)wyn ‘fair, holy, white,’ hence ‘pretty and fair.’

Deri – Oak tree

Derog – Welsh form of Latin Ferox, meaning ‘the arrogant one’ or ‘the obstinate one.’

Deron – Small but great

Deryn – Small but great

Devaughn – Of a little deer

Deverell

Deverell – From the river bank.

Dewey – Dewey as a boy’s name is pronounced DOO-ee. It is of Welsh origin.

Dewi – Dewi is a boy’s name and a variant of the Welsh name Dewey.

Dewie – Dewie is a boy’s name and a variant of the Welsh name Dewey.

Dewydd – Welsh form of Hebrew David, meaning ‘beloved.’

Dilan

Dilan – Of Welsh origin, meaning ‘sea’, Dylan is a popular name for girls and growing in popularity for boys.

Dill – From the sea

Dillan – Dillan’ comes from the Welsh for ‘sea’, or ‘great tide’. In Welsh mythology Dylon was the God of the sea.

Dillen – From the sea

Dillie – Of the sea

Dillion – An alternative spelling of the name Dylan, meaning ‘great flood’ and refering to the sea and in Welsh mythology to the god of the sea, known as ‘the son of the wave’.

Dillon – Variant of DYLAN based on the spelling of the surname Dillon, which has an unrelated origin

Dillwyn – Blessed truth

Dilly – From the sea

Dilon – From the sea

Dilwyn – Welsh name composed of the elements dilys ‘genuine, steadfast, true’ and (g)wyn ‘blessed, fair, holy, white,’ hence ‘truly blessed.’

Dinas – A fort in a small city, tall

Dodd – It is used to denote a lumpish person

Don – Don as a boy’s name is pronounced dahn. It is of English origin. Short form of names beginning with Don-. Mythology: the Irish Donn was known as king of the underworld.

Dover – Dover as a boy’s name is pronounced DOH-ver. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dover is ‘water’.

Drem – Sight

Drew

Dru – Dru as a boy’s name is of Greek, Welsh, and Old French origin meaning ‘man or warrior’.

Drue – Drue as a boy’s name is of Greek and Welsh origin meaning ‘man or warrior’.

Drystan – Welsh form of Tristan full of sorrow

Drystan – Welsh Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table best remembered as the lover of Esyllt (French: Tristan and Iseult). But the earliest texts hint at a character who was far more than just a lover, he was a master of deception and had the ability to shape-shift, a definite attribute of a trickster. In the Cymric Trioedd, Esyllt is his uncle’s wife, with the help of the swineherd, Drystan arranges for a secret tryst with her, but Arthur shows up unexpectedly wanting to steal some of his uncle’s swine, and Drystan somehow outwits the Forever King. The name has been associated with Latin tristis ‘sad,’ referring to the tragic fate of the young ‘lover.’ It has been linked with Pictish drust of unknown meaning, and Celtic drest, ‘riot, tumult.’ The latter comes closest to fitting his true character, compare with Old English ?ri??st/?riste: ‘bold, daring, rash, audacious,’ and even ‘shameless.’

Dryw – Wise, one who understands and learns fast

Duane – A beautiful song, black haired

Dycan – Meaning ‘son of sea’ and related to the name Dylan.

Dyddgu – A gentle and mild individual

Dyfan – Welsh variation of Damian, origin meaning to tame, subdue’.

Dyfed – Probably another form of Welsh Dewydd (Hebrew David), meaning ‘beloved.’ Also spelled Dafydd.

Dyl – Short form of Welsh Dylan, meaning ‘great sea.’

Dylan – Of the sea

Dylan James – The name Dylan is understood to mean ‘Sea’, as it is made of the elements ‘dy’, which means great, and ‘llanw’, which means ‘tide or flow’. Within Welsh mythology, Dlan was the ‘God of the Sea’. James is also a particualarly popular name and is the Englis

Dylan – From the Welsh elements dy meaning ‘great’ and llanw meaning ‘tide, flow’. In Welsh mythology Dylan was a god or hero associated with the sea. He was the son of Arianrhod and was accidentally slain by his uncle Govannon…

Dyland – A variant of Dylan, a Welsh name meaning ‘son of the sea.’ The name grew in popularity because of the iconic singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

Dylann – The vast sea, humble and nice

Dylanne – From the sea

Dylen – This alternate spelling of ‘Dylan’ means the sea.

Dylin – From the sea

Dyllan – An alternative spelling of the name Dylan, meaning ‘great flood’ and refering to the sea and in Welsh mythology to the god of the sea, known as ‘the son of the wave’.

Dyllon – Dyllon is a boy’s name meaning ‘like a lion’, ‘loyal’, or ‘son of the sea’ that is related to the Irish and Gaelic name Dillon and the Welsh name Dylan.

Dylon – Dylon is a variant of the Irish and Gaelic name Dillon and the Welsh name Dylan. It is a boy’s name meaning ‘like a lion’, ‘loyal’, or ‘son of the sea’.

Dylonn – Dylonn is a boy’s name and a variant of the Welsh name Dylan, meaning ‘son of the sea’.

Welsh boy names starting with E

Ecgwynn – Blessed and fair being, self assertive person

Edan

Edern – The legendary son of Nudd

Ednowain – A well born person (brought up)

Ednyfed – Name of a warrior

Edwyn – Welsh variation of Edwin, origin meaning wealthy friend’.

Efan – A variant of the Welsh name Evan, which is the Welsh form of the name John, Efan means ‘god is gracious’ and ‘god has shown favour’.

Eilian – Welsh unisex name probably derived from the word eilio, meaning ‘second, a moment in time.’ This was the name of a saint who is said to have performed miraculous cures and after whom the place Ffynnon Eilian (St. Elian’s well) was named.

Eilwyn – An old friend with a white brow

Einion – Einion as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Einion is ‘anvil’.

Elan – Friendly

Eleisha – Eleisha as a boy’s name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eleisha is ‘God is my salvation’.

Elgan – One who is high minded and full of compassion

Elian – Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Eilian, probably meaning ‘second, a moment in time.’

Elidyr – Welsh name meaning ‘brass, bronze.’

Eliot – An old Welshman

Elis – Welsh form of Greek Elias, meaning ‘the Lord is my God.’

Elisud – Welsh name derived from the word elus, meaning ‘kind.’

Ellis

Elwy – this nam means gain or benefit.

Elwyn – Elwyn as a boy’s name is of Gaelic and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Elwyn is ‘white, fair, holy’.

Elwynn – Elwynn as a boy’s name is of Old English and Gaelic origin meaning ‘elf or magical being’.

Elyan – Perhaps a masculine form of Welsh unisex Eilian, meaning ‘second, a moment in time.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was the illegitimate son of Sir Bors, and cousin to Lancelot. He is noted for helping to rescue Guinevere after her affair with Lancelot was exposed. He joined Lancelot in his exile. Also spelled Helyan.

Emiyn – Waterfall

Emlen – Emlen as a boy’s name is of Latin and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Emlen is ‘eager’.

Emlyn – one who is eager for excellence or highly industrious.

Emrys – Welsh form of Ambrose immortal

Emrys – Emrys as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Greek origin, and the meaning of Emrys is ‘immortal’.

Emyr – The name Emyr is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘king’.

Eneas – it means praise.

Enfys – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘rainbow.’

Erbin – legendary son of Cushtenhin.

Erchambaut – a British word meaning loved by all.

Ercwlff – Welsh form of Latin Hercules, meaning ‘glory of Hera.’

Eryl – Lookout point

Euddogwy – a famous saint pilgrim of ancient times.

Eudeat – used to refer to a very ancient saint pilgrim.

Eudel – from the yew tree valley.

Eudelme – a grove of yew trees.

Euen – Euen as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish origin, and the meaning of Euen is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Eugein – Old Welsh form of Greek Eugenios, meaning ‘well born.’

Euguein – Old Welsh form of Greek Eugenios, meaning ‘well born.’

Eurig – Welsh name derived from the element aur, meaning ‘gold.’

Eutigirn – a Welsh name meaning fond of his king.

Ev – Ev as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Ev is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Evan

Evan – A Welsh name, derived from Iefan, a form of John. It can also be a variation on names from other languages, including Ivan, Ian, Juan, Euan, and Evangelos. Well-known Evans: photographer Walker Evans, jazz pianist Bill Evans, actress Evan Rachel Wood.

Evann – Variant of a Gaelic name anglicized as John.

Evann – Evann as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evann is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Evans – Evans as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evans is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Even – Even as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Even is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Evenston – God is gracious

Everwyn – He who is a friend of the sea

Evin – Variant of a Gaelic name anglicized as John.

Evin – Evin as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evin is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Evyn – Variant of a Gaelic name anglicized as John.

Evyn – Evyn as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Evyn is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Ewan – Ewan as a boy’s name is of Scottish, Gaelic, Hebrew, Welsh, Irish, and Greek origin. The meaning of Ewan is ‘born of yew, youth, or God is gracious’.

Ewein – Welsh form of French Yvain, meaning ‘well born.’

Ewy – Ewy as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Ewy is ‘God is gracious, born of yew, or youth’.

Welsh boy names starting with F

Fane – .

Fargo – Cobbler or shoe maker

Ffion – A welsh name meaning Foxglove

Fletch – Fletch as a boy’s name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Fletch is ‘arrow-maker’.

Floyd – Floyd as a boy’s name is pronounced floyd. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Floyd is ‘gray-haired’.

Folant – Welsh variation of Valentine, origin meaning strength, health’.

Fyrsil – Welsh form of Virgil bears the staff

Welsh boy names starting with G

Gael

Gaerwn – The fortress which reflects in white color.

Galahad – Unclear

Galvao – Portuguese form of GAWAIN

Ganora – A swelling white wave

Gareth – Gentle, modest, and brave, Sir Gareth was a legendary knight of King Arthur”s Round Table.

Gareth – Perhaps a backformation of Welsh Geraint arrived at via Celtic Gahareet, meaning ‘old.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table, the son of Lot and Morgause, therefore Arthur’s nephew. A very popular name in Wales. In use by the English.

Garith – Garith as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Garith is ‘gentle’.

Garmon – Overcomer or winner.

Garnock – Garnock as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Garnock is ‘river of alder trees’.

Garrath – Welsh meaning is kind person, In German it means the one who can handle the spear strongly.

Garret – Garret as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Garret is ‘gentle’.

Garreth – Garreth as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Garreth is ‘gentle’.

Garth – Contracted form of Welsh Gareth, possibly meaning ‘old.’ Compare with another form of Garth.

Garwyn – A white vehicle

Garyth – Garyth as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Garyth is ‘gentle’.

Gauvain – French form of GAWAIN

Gavan – Gavan as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin meaning ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gaven – Gaven as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin meaning ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gavin – White hawk

Gavin – Gavin is the Scottish version of the name Gawain, one of the knights of King Arthur’s Round Table, but early Welsh literature shows the roots of the name to be even older than that. Rockers Gavin DeGraw and Gavin Rossdale keep the cool quotient high, sending the name into the top 100 for boys in 2000—and hit No. 30 on the Social Security Administration popularity charts in 2008. Its ending makes it similar to Kevin and Melvin.

Gavino – Gavino as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gavino is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gavyn – White hawk. From the medieval name Gawain. See also Gwayne.

Gavyn – Gavyn as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin meaning ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gavynn – Gavynn as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gavynn is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gawain – Meaning uncertain, from the Latin form Walganus used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth. This was the name of a nephew of King Arthur and one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. He can be identified with the earlier Welsh hero Gwalchmei, and it is likely that the name derives from GWALCHMEI. Alternatively it may have a different Celtic or even a Germanic origin. Gawain was a popular hero in medieval stories such as the 14th-century romantic poem ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’

Gawaine – Gawaine as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gawaine is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gawayn – Gawayn as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gawayn is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gawayne – Gawayne as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gawayne is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gawen – Hawk

Gawin – Resembles as a falcon which is white in color.

George – A derivative of Greek word Georgos meaning Farmer, A Tiller of the Soil, Earth Worker

Geraint – Welsh name of Latin origin, meaning ‘old.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a valiant Knight and king of Dumnonia where King Arthur is said to have been a member of the Royal house. He was the son of Erbin, and brother to Ermind and Dywel. He was called one of the ‘Three Seafarers of the Isle of Britain’ in the Welsh Triads. He is most famous as the lover of Enid in Geraint and Enid.

Gerallt – Welsh form of Latin Geraldus, meaning ‘spear ruler.’

Gereint – An old spear holder

Gerens – The one who is boldly fighting with spear.

Gerren – Gerren is the Cornish equivalent of Geraint. It means old.

Gerwyn – Impartial love neutral love.

Gethen – Variant spelling of Welsh Gethin, meaning ‘dark, swarthy.’

Gethin – Gethin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gethin is ‘dark-skinned’.

Gethrude – A dusky or dark skinned person

Gethwine – A dusky friend or a dark skinned friend

Gide

Gilvaethwy – Legendary son of Don

Gladus – Lame

Glaw – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘rain.’

Gleinguid – Gleinguid means The One who comes from the Valley

Glendower – Glendower as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Glendower is ‘valley of water’.

Glenn – Dwells in the glen valley

Glin – Glin is a boy’s name meaning ‘glen’ or ‘valley of water’. It comes from the Irish and Gaelic name Glen and the Welsh name Glendower.

Glyn – Welsh name derived from the word glyn, meaning ‘valley.’

Glyndwer – Glyndwer as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Glyndwer is ‘valley of water’.

Glyndwr – Welsh byname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements glyn ‘valley’ and dwr ‘water,’ hence ‘valley water.’

Glynn – Variant spelling of Welsh Glyn, meaning ‘valley.’

Glywys – The name Glywys means The King from the Valley

Gobrwy – Legendary son of Echel Pierced Thighs

Gofannon – Welsh form of Irish Goibniu, meaning ‘smith.’ In mythology, this is the name of a smith god, the son of Don.

Gorlassar – Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther Pendragon, possibly meaning ‘above the blue’ or ‘higher than the sky.’

Goronwy – Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, he was the lover of Blodeuwedd. He attempted to murder her husband Lleu Llaw Gyffes but was himself killed

Gorsedd – From the mound

Govannon – Legendary son of Don

Govannon – Variant spelling of Welsh Gofannon, meaning ‘smith.’ In mythology, this is the name of a smith god, the son of Don.

Gower – A person who is pure, wise and holly as Reflections on Guru’s Words in the literature of Sikh

Griff – Fighting chief, fierce. The fierce Gryphon of Greek mythology and medieval legend was a creature with foreparts of an eagle and hindquarters of a lion.

Griff – Lord who have a very strong grip on everything which is around him.

Griffen – Fighting chief, fierce. The fierce Gryphon of Greek mythology and medieval legend was a creature with foreparts of an eagle and hindquarters of a lion.

Griffen – Lord who have a very strong grip on everything which is around him.

Griffin – Strong in faith

Griffin – Variant spelling of Welsh Gruffin, meaning ‘(?) chief/lord.’ Compare with other forms of Griffin.

Griffith – Fighting chief, fierce. The fierce Gryphon of Greek mythology and medieval legend was a creature with foreparts of an eagle and hindquarters of a lion.

Griffith – Griffith as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Griffith is ‘strong chief’.

Griffri – Lord who have a very strong grip on everything which is around him.

Griffudd – Fierce warrior

Grifin – In welsh grifin means the strong faith in God. In Irish and americans this name is used as the surname.

Grigor – Welsh form of Latin Gregorius, meaning ‘watchful, vigilant.’

Gripiud – Variant spelling of Welsh Grippiud, meaning ‘(?) chief/lord.’

Grippiud – Old Welsh name composed of the elements grip (unknown meaning) and iud ‘chief, lord,’ hence ‘(?) chief/lord.’

Gronw – Variant spelling of Welsh Goronwy. Meaning unknown.

Gruff – Lord, Prince, People who have deep leadership abilites and ready to fous on large and importat issues.

Gruffin – Welsh name derived from Latin Gruffinus, meaning ‘(?) chief/lord.’

Gruffud – Variant spelling of Welsh Gruffudd, meaning ‘(?) chief/lord.’

Gruffudd – Lord, Prince, People who have deep leadership abilites and ready to fous on large and importat issues.

Gruffydd – Derived from the element ‘iud’ meaning ‘prince’ or ‘lord’. It was the name of several Welsh kings and princes.

Grummore – The one with sixth sense, high energy level, senstiveness and possess a high sense of awareness.

Grwn – Welsh name meaning ‘ridge.’

Gryffen – Strong Lord, People who have deep leadership abilites and ready to fous on large and importat issues.

Gryffyn – A Cornish form of the Welsh name Griffith. It means lord.

Gryffyth – People with this name have a deep inner desire to serve humanity and to give to others by sharing money, knowledge and experience, or creative and artistic ability.

Gryphon – Fighting Chief, Fierceful, The furious Griffin of Greek mythology and medieval legend was an animal with foreparts of a falcon and rump of a lion.

Grzegorz – Confident, unique state of mind with respect to their scholarly abilities. Obviously cheerful, informative and perky, they don’t care to discuss themselves and enviously protect their mystery garden.

Guabeith – Guabeith by and large leads and direct others and likes to builds up their individual character.

Guinn – Guinn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Guinn is ‘fair, white blessed, or holy’.

Guorthigern – Old Welsh name composed of the elements gor ‘over’ and tigern ‘king, lord,’ hence ‘high lord’ or ‘overlord.’

Guorthigirn – Variant spelling of Old Welsh Guorthigern, meaning ‘high lord’ or ‘overlord.’

Guto – A strong chief or a person who have ability to lead a group with management.

Gutun – Lord, prince

Gwalather – The name is derived from Welsh word gwaladr, which means leader.

Gwalchgwyn – Old Welsh name composed of the elements gwalch ‘hawk’ and gwyn ‘white,’ hence ‘white hawk.’ This is one of two names from which Arthurian Gawain may have been derived, the other possibility is Gwalchmei.

Gwalchmai – Gwalchmai as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwalchmai is ‘battle hawk’.

Gwalchmei – Old Welsh name composed of the elements gwalch ‘hawk’ and Mei ‘May,’ hence ‘May hawk.’ This was the name of a Celtic sun god. It is one of two names from which Arthurian Gawain may have been derived, the other possibility is Gwalchgwyn.

Gwalltafwyn – In Welsh Arthurian legend, this is an epithet belonging to Sir Gawain, meaning ‘hair like rain.’

Gwallter – Welsh form of Walter strong fighter

Gwallter – Welsh form of Old High German Walther, meaning ‘ruler of the army.’

Gwayn – Gwayn as a boy’s name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwayn is ‘white falcon or little falcon’.

Gwayne – Gwayne as a boy’s name is pronounced gwayn. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwayne is ‘white hawk’.

Gwendelyn – Fair, blessed.

Gwern – Old

Gwern – They have strong will power, determination, imagination and disciplinced.

Gwernach – Dwells by the alder tree river

Gwerydd – They are independent, friendly and easily approachable. They are always happy to keep happiness for others.

Gwidol – They have clever mind and good decision making power.They will be a good business.

Gwil – Short form of Welsh Gwilym, meaning ‘will-helmet.’

Gwilim – Variant spelling of Welsh Gwilym, meaning ‘will-helmet.’

Gwillym – Variant spelling of Welsh Gwilym, meaning ‘will-helmet.’

Gwilym

Gwilym – Strong-willed Warrior, To one who will protect the family, nation or public. Who is ready to sacrifice for the nation.

Gwin – Gwin as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name, Gwin), is a variant of Gwyn (Welsh), the meaning of Gwin is ‘fair, white, blessed, holy’.

Gwinne – Protection, To one who will protect the family, nation or public. Who is ready to sacrifice for the nation.

Gwion – Fair, Blessed, a person who is devoted or blessed to God or a religious reason, consecrated. Same as his master.

Gwladus – This is the name of success and cooperation. It is a very fortunate name, which will give you an unfair share of advantage against competition.

Gwledig – Old Welsh name derived from the word gwledig, meaning ‘ruler.’

Gwrddogwy – They are idealistic, impressive, expressive and inspirational but they cannot take the burden of responsibilities.

Gwrddylig – They are idealistic, impressive, expressive and inspirational. Ready to inspire others.

Gwrgant – They are of strong, individual, determined, strong-willed persons.

Gwrgenau – Welsh name composed of the elements gwr ‘man, warrior’ and cenau ‘whelp, young dog.’ In heroic poetry, Gwrgenau was used as a term for a ‘ferocious warrior.’

Gwrgeneu – They are calm, stable, responsible and business minded. They get the success in business.

Gwrgon – Humanitarian by nature, with a natural desire to help others

Gwrhydvawr – Of a helping nature, one who is always ready to help others

Gwri – Welsh myth name of Teyrnon’s adopted son, ‘Gwri of the golden hair,’ who grew to full adulthood in seven years, meaning ‘bloom.’

Gwriad – Ability to attain power, highly skilled man.

Gwronwy – Ability to attain power, hard working man.

Gwrthefyr – Systematic by nature, ability to organize qualities and turning dreams into reality.

Gwrtheyrn – Middle Welsh form of Old Welsh Guorthigern, meaning ‘high lord’ or ‘overlord.’

Gwrwystl – Man of his words, Man of solid pledge, Committed by nature.

Gwyddawg – Legendary son of Menestyr

Gwyddien – Determined, adventurous, independent.

Gwyddnerth – Ability to inspire others.

Gwydion – Means ‘born of trees’ in Welsh. In the Mabinogion, Gwydion was the nephew of Math, and like him a powerful magician. He was the uncle of Lleu Llaw Gyffes, for whom he fashioned a wife, Blodeuwedd, out of flowers

Gwylym – The name Gwylym is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘resolute protection’.

Gwyn – Fair, blessed

Gwyn – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘fair, holy, white.’ In mythology this is a masculine name. In Welsh mythology, it is the name of the ruler of the underworld (Annwn) where he escorted the souls of the dead. In Arthurian legend, Gwyn ap Nudd (‘fair/white son of Nudd’) was the abductor of the maiden Creiddylad after her elopement with Gwythr ap Greidawl, a long-time rival of his. He helped Culhwch hunt the boar Twrch Trwyth, and in later legends he was king of the ‘fair folk’ (tylwyth teg).

Gwynedd – Gwynedd as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name, Gwynedd), is a variant of Gwyneth (Welsh), the meaning of Gwynedd is ‘happiness’.

Gwynfael – Optimistic, enthusiastic.

Gwynfor – Welsh name composed of the elements gwyn ‘fair, holy, white’ and mawr ‘great, large,’ hence ‘very fair’ or ‘very holy.’

Gwynn – Gwynn as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name, Gwynn), is a variant of Guinevere (Welsh), Gwen (Welsh), Gwendolyn (Welsh) and Gwyn (Welsh), the meaning of Gwynn is ‘white, blessed’.

Gwythyr – Welsh form of Roman Latin Victor, meaning ‘conqueror.’

Welsh boy names starting with H

Hadyn – Welsh form of Gaelic Aedan, meaning ‘little fire.’

Hael – Healthy, well

Halwn – Welsh Arthurian legend name meaning ‘salt.’ In Culhwch and Olwen, this is the name of the father of Huarwar, noted for having asked King Arthur so great a boon that once granted it brought about a plague.

Halwyn – Variant spelling of Welsh Halwn, meaning ‘salt.’

Harby – Son of owen, variant of Harbin

Harri – Welsh form of Latin Henricus, meaning ‘home-ruler.’ Compare with other forms of Harri.

Harry – House ruler, Prince Harry

Haul – Welsh name meaning ‘sun.’

Haydn – fire

Heddwyn – Modern Welsh name composed of the elements hedd ‘peace’ and (g)wyn ‘fair, holy, white,’ hence ‘holy peace.’

Hedwin – Hedwin as a boy’s name is of Old English and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hedwin is ‘friend in war or fair peace’.

Hedwyn – Hedwyn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hedwyn is ‘fair peace’.

Hedwynn – Hedwynn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hedwynn is ‘fair peace’.

Hefeydd – Welsh name of uncertain etymology, possibly from haf, meaning ‘summer.’ In Celtic mythology, this is the name of the father of Rhiannon.

Hefin – Welsh name derived from the word haf, meaning ‘summer.’

Heilyn – Welsh name meaning ‘winebearer.’ In mythology, this is the name of the son of Gwyn and survivor of Bran and Matholwch’s war. He is noted for being the one to open the magic door through which the seven survivors escape from the island of Gwales.

Helyan – Variant spelling of Welsh Elyan, possibly meaning ‘second, a moment in time.’

Henbeddestyr – Welsh name meaning ‘old pedestrian.’

Henwas – Welsh name meaning ‘old servant.’

Henwyneb – Welsh name meaning ‘old face.’

Hethin – dark-skinned, swarthy

Heulfryn – The name Heulfryn is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘Sunny hill’.

Heulog – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘sunny.’

Hillery

Hillierd – From the Yard on a Hill

Hillock – From the Small Hill

Hillocke – From the Tiny Hill

Hillyerd – From the Yard on a Hill

Hlink – From the Bank

Hlithtun – From the Hillside Town

Hoel – Eminent

Hopcyn – Welsh form of English Hopkin, meaning ‘son of Hob.’

Hopkin – Hopkin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hopkin is ‘son of Robert’.

Hopkins – Hopkins as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hopkins is ‘son of Robert’.

Hopkinson – Hopkinson as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hopkinson is ‘son of Robert’.

Hopkyns – Hopkyns as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hopkyns is ‘son of Robert’.

Hopper – Hopper as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hopper is ‘son of Robert’.

Hoppner – Hoppner as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Hoppner is ‘son of Robert’.

Howel – Howel as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Howel is ’eminent or remarkable’.

Howell – Eminent, prominent, an Anglicized variation of Hywel

Howell – Howell as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Howell is ’eminent, remarkable’.

Howells – Howells as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Howells is ’eminent or remarkable’.

Hu – Welsh form of Hugh intelligent

Huarwar – Welsh Arthurian legend name meaning ‘the hungry.’ In Culhwch and Olwen, this is the name of a son of Halwn who was called one of the three plagues of Cornwall.

Huarwor – Variant spelling of Welsh Huarwar, meaning ‘the hungry.’

Hueil

Huw – Welsh form of Hugh intelligent

Huw – Welsh form of French Hugues, meaning ‘heart,’ ‘mind,’ or ‘spirit.’

Hywel – Old Welsh byname transferred to forename use, meaning ’eminent, conspicuous.’

Hywell – Eminent King

Welsh boy names starting with I

Iago – Iago as a boy’s name is of Spanish and Welsh origin. Variant of James (Hebrew) ‘he who supplants’.

Ianto – Pet form of Welsh Iefan, meaning ‘God is gracious.’

Iau – Welsh form of Greek Zeus, meaning ‘god.’

Idowu – Dark haired man

Idris – Eager lord

Idris – Taken from the words ‘iud’ and ‘ris’ to give the meaning of ‘ardent lord’, ‘enthusiastic prince’ or ‘fiery lord’.

Idwal – Welsh name composed of the elements iud ‘lord, master’ and (g)wal ‘rampart, wall,’ hence ‘master rampart.’

Iefan – Iefan as a boy’s name is of Welsh and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Iefan is ‘God is gracious’.

Iestyn – Welsh form of Latin Justinus, meaning ‘fair, just.’

Ieuan – Ieuan as a boy’s name is pronounced YAI-yan. It is of Welsh and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ieuan is ‘God is gracious’.

Ievan – A Welsh version of the name John meaning ‘God is gracious’or ‘God is merciful’.

Ifan – Ifan as a boy’s name is of Welsh, Hebrew, Russian, and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Ifan is ‘God is gracious’.

Ifor – The name Ifor is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘archer’.

Ilar – Welsh variation of Hilary, origin meaning cheerful, happy’.

Illtud – Welsh name composed of the elements il/el ‘multitude’ and tud ‘land, people,’ hence ‘multitude of people.’

Illtyd – Modern spelling of Welsh Illtud, meaning ‘multitude of people.’

Inek – Welsh variation of Irving, origin meaning green river, sea friend’, ‘fair, righteous’, ‘from Laurentium’.

Ioan – Variant spelling of Welsh Ieuan, meaning ‘God is gracious.’ This form of the name was used for the Welsh Authorized Version of the Bible. Compare with another form of Ioan.

Iolo – Familiar form of Iowerth, the Welsh version of Edward

Iolo – The name Iolo is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘weathy guardian’.

Iolyn – Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning ‘handsome lord.’

Iona – Legendary king of France

Ior – Handsome man

Iorwerth – Welsh name composed of the elements ior ‘lord’ and berth ‘handsome,’ hence ‘handsome lord.’ In mythology, this is the name of the son of Maredudd.

Iowereth – Prosperous, guardian, variant of Edward

Irving – White or white river

Islwyn – Welsh name derived from the name of a mountain, composed of the elements is ‘below’ and llwyn ‘grove,’ hence ‘below the grove.’

Ithel – Welsh form of Breton Iudhael, meaning ‘generous lord.’

Iver – Fighter with bow

Iverson – Son of Ivor

Ivor – Ivor as a boy’s name is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ivor is ‘yew, bow army’.

Iwan – Welsh form of Hebrew Yohanan, meaning ‘God is gracious.’ Compare with another form of Iwan.

Welsh boy names starting with J

Jabrion – One who has a bow made of yew wood

Jack – One who thinks that the God is gracious

Jacob – Hebrew – Yahweh may protect, Holder of Heel, Supplanter, Derived from the Yaakov or Yakubel in Hebrew

Jareth – Jareth means easy going and gentle.

Jenkin – God is gracious

Jennifer – With so many A-list Jennifers running around Hollywood (Aniston, Lawrence, Hudson, Lopez), it’s surprising that the name doesn’t rank higher on the baby-name charts. But it’s been a contender since the late 1930s, including a run as No. 1 during the 1970s and early 1980s. It was introduced to the English-speaking world through Guinevere, the French form of a Gaelic name that translates as “gwen” (for “fair”) and “hwyfar” (meaning “smooth”).

Jenny – White wave

Jesstin – Variant of Justin Just, upright, righteous.

Jesstin – Jesstin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of the name Jesstin is ‘just, upright, or righteous’.

Jestin – Variant of Justin Just, upright, righteous.

Jestin – The name Jestin is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning fair, righteous’.

Jeston – Variant of Justin Just, upright, righteous.

Jeston – Jeston as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘great and magnificent’.

Jevon – The name Jevon is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘gift of God’.

Welsh boy names starting with K

Kai – Keeper of the keys

Kai – Variant spelling of Welsh Cai, meaning ‘lord.’ In Arthurian legend, this was the name of a Knight of the Round Table. Compare with other forms of Kai.

Kain – Battle, Fighter

Kaj – Kaj as a boy’s name is of Welsh, Scandinavian, and Greek origin, and the meaning of Kaj is ‘keeper of the keys or earth’.

Kane – The name Kane is a boy’s name of Welsh, Japanese, Hawaiian origin meaning ‘warrior’.

Karlisle – Castle of Luel

Kayne – Battle, Fighter

Keh – Keh as a boy’s name is of Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek, and Latin origin, and the meaning of Keh is ‘keeper of the keys, earth, happy, or rejoicing’.

Keith

Kelyn – Legendary son of Caw

Kendal – Kent

Kendall – Kent

Kendric – Kendric as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendric is ‘greatest champion’.

Kendrick – Greatest champion

Kendrick – If Kendrick Lamar is your greatest champion, then give your baby boy his first name. The Grammy-winning rapper made his name popular around 2013, a year after his debut album was released. But Kendrick goes way back as a surname. Besides Welsh, the name’s origins could be Old English and Gaelic. It has a regal attitude and a bit of a British air, and since it’s not super-popular, it feels fresh and modern.

Kendricks – Kendricks as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendricks is ‘greatest champion’.

Kendrik – Kendrik as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendrik is ‘greatest champion’.

Kendrix – Kendrix as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendrix is ‘greatest champion’.

Kendryck – Kendryck as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendryck is ‘greatest champion’.

Kenn – Kenn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kenn is ‘bright water’.

Kennan – The name means Little Ken, The Clear Water

Kenrick – Kenrick as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kenrick is ‘greatest champion’.

Kenricks – Kenricks as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kenricks is ‘greatest champion’.

Kenrik – Kenrik as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kenrik is ‘greatest champion’.

Kenwrec – A Royal leader of a clan or a group

Kerwin – From Curwen

Khari – This is an interesting version of the name ‘Carey,’ which means masculine

Kia – Kia means ‘keeper of keys’ or ‘earth’. It is a variation of the female name Kay. It can also be a pet name for Katherine meaning ‘pure’.

Kian

Kieve – Kieve is a mythical name

Kim

Kimball – Warrior chief, This name gained in popularity through Rudyard Kipling´s novel Kim, a story about an orphan Irish boy growing up in India.

Kimball – The name Kimball is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘warrior chief’.

Kimble – Kimble means Warrior Chief

Kimblyn – Kimblyn means Royal Warrior

Kraig – The name means Rock

Kye – Kye as a boy’s name is of Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek, and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kye is ‘keeper of the keys, earth, narrow, or straight’.

Kynon – Legendary son of CIydno

Welsh boy names starting with L

Lavaughan – The small or the little of something

Leo – Latin word meaning lion

Ler – Irish cognate of LLYR. Ler was an Irish god of the sea, the father of Manannan mac Lir

Lew – Lew as a boy’s name is of English, Welsh, French, and Old German origin, and the meaning of Lew is ‘like a lion or famous warrior’.

Lewallyn – a leader, one who leads others

Lewellen – Lewellen as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lewellen is ‘like a lion’.

Lewellyn – Lewellyn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lewellyn is ‘like a lion’.

Lewin – A pet or short form of the name Llewellyn, meaning ‘shining one’ , ‘lion like’ or ‘leader’.

Lincon – Derived from Welsh origin meaning ‘settlement by the lake’ it is predominantly used in English derived from the element llyn.

Lir – Variant of LER based on the genitive case of the name

Llacheu

Lleu – Welsh form of Irish Lugh, meaning ‘oath.’ In Welsh mythology, this is the name of a son of Aranrhod, and twin brother to Dylan.

Llew – Short form of Welsh Llewelyn, meaning ‘oath of Belenus.’

Llewellen – Llewellen as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Llewellen is ‘like a lion’.

Llewellyn – Llewellyn as a boy’s name is pronounced loo-ELL-en. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Llewellyn is ‘like a lion’.

Llewelydd – A leader with the bravery like a lion’s

Llewelyn – Llewelyn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Llewelyn is ‘like a lion’.

Lloyd – Lloyd as a boy’s name is pronounced loyd. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lloyd is ‘gray-haired, sacred’.

Llwewellin – Llwewellin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Llwewellin is ‘like a lion’.

Llwyd – Legendary son of Kil Coed one with gray hair

Llwyd – A gray-haired man

Llygad – A person with gaying hair

Llyr – Means ‘the sea’ in Welsh. This was the name of the Welsh god of the sea. He possibly forms the basis for the legendary King Lear of the Britons

Llywarch – A leader of the horses

Llywellyn – Variant spelling of Welsh Llywelyn, meaning ‘oath of Belenus.’

Llywelyn – Late Welsh form of the ancient Celtic name Lugobelinos, meaning ‘oath of Belenus.’

Llywernog – A place name from a town Llywernog in Wales

Locryn – Cornish form of Locrinus. It’s the name of a region in southeastern Britain.

Logan – Man from the hollow

Logres – A derivative of Welsh Lloegr, meaning ‘England.’

Loyd – Loyd is a boy’s name meaning ‘gray-haired’ or ‘sacred’ that is associated with the Welsh name Lloyd.

Luc – Welsh form of Luke light

Luellyn – One who is a Lion like leader

Lugh – Lugh as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lugh is ‘shine’.

Lughaidh – A shining warrior

Lugus – Lugus as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lugus is ‘shine’.

Lyn – A lion-like leader

Lynn – From the lake

Welsh boy names starting with M

Mabon – Welsh name meaning ‘divine son.’ In Celtic Arthurian legend, this is the name of the son of Modron (‘divine mother’). He was a hunter god who was stolen by Annwn from his mother three days after his birth. He was rescued by Culhwch, a cousin to Arthur, but because of the time he spent with Annwn, he remained young. He later assisted Culhwch in his search of Olwen.

Macsen – The name Macsen is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘greatest’.

Maddex – Variant of Maddox, lucky, finds himself in the right place at the right time.

Maddix – Maddix is related to the name Madoc, meaning ‘son of Madoc.’ It also means ‘lucky.’

Maddock – Beneficent

Maddock – Maddock as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Maddock is ‘charitable, benevolent’.

Maddocks – Maddocks as a boy’s name is of Anglo Welsh origin, and the meaning of Maddocks is ‘benefactor’s son’.

Maddox – Son of Maddock

Maddox – Related to the name Madoc, meaning ‘son of Madoc’, which contains the element ‘mad’ meaning ‘fortunate’.

Maddy – Son of Madoc

Madern – One who is lucky and fortunate

Madoc – Madoc as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Madoc is ‘charitable or benevolent’.

Madock – Madock as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Madock is ‘charitable or benevolent’.

Madocks – Madocks as a boy’s name is of Anglo Welsh origin, and the meaning of Madocks is ‘benefactor’s son’.

Madog – Beneficent

Madog – Welsh name derived from a diminutive form of the word mad ‘fortunate, good,’ hence ‘little fortunate one’ or ‘little good one.’

Madox – Madox as a boy’s name is of Anglo Welsh origin, and the meaning of Madox is ‘benefactor’s son’.

Mael – Celtic – Disciple, Chief, Prince

Maelgwn – A protector of battle

Maidoc – Son of Madoc

Main – He who is slender and thin

Maldwyn – Welsh form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning ‘brave friend.’

Manawyd – Welsh word for shoe marker’s awl

Manawydan – Legendary son of LIyr

March – Welsh name probably derived from the word march, meaning ‘horse.’ In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the king of Kernow (Cornwall) to whom Isolde was brought as a bride by Tristan. Compare with other forms of March.

Maredudd – Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning ‘sea day’ or ‘sea sun.’

Marlais – Welsh name for blue color

Marlin – Marlin as a boy’s name is of Old English and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marlin is ‘land near the lake or sea fortress’.

Marmaduke – Celtic – Follower of Maedoc, Welsh – Fortunate, Good.

Marve – Marve as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marve is ‘sea friend’.

Marven – Marven as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marven is ‘sea friend’.

Marvin – Marvin as a boy’s name is pronounced MAR-ven. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marvin is ‘sea friend’.

Marvyn – Marvyn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marvyn is ‘sea friend’.

Marwin – Marwin as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marwin is ‘sea friend’.

Marwynn – Marwynn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Marwynn is ‘sea friend’.

Math – Possibly from Celtic matu meaning ‘bear’. According to the Mabinogion, Math ap Mathonwy was a king of Gwynedd and a magician. He was the uncle of the hero Gwydion

Mathias – Gift of God.

Matthias – Matthias as a boy’s name is pronounced ma-THYE-us. It is of German, Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Matthias is ‘gift of God’.

Mawrth – Welsh form of Mars god of war

Mawrth – Welsh variation of Mark, origin meaning warlike’.

Maxen – The name Maxen is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning greatest’.

Medraut – An uncertain person, an unshure man

Medrod – Welsh form of MORDRED

Megan – Plenty of celebrities have a personal connection to this pearl of a name. There are actresses Megan Fox and Megan Mullally and the daughters of TV chef Gordon Ramsay and Alison Sweeney of “The Biggest Loser.” The name is an offshoot of the Welsh Meg, which comes from Margaret, which comes from the Hebrew word for “pearl.” While it’s still in use, it’s not superpopular, which is good news for parents who don’t want to follow the crowd.

Meic – Who is like God?

Meical – Welsh form of Hebrew Miyka’el (English Michael), meaning ‘who is like God?’

Meilyr – The highest authority person in the country, the one who is going to rule the country after the King

Meirion – Welsh form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning ‘like Marius.’

Menw – Legendary son of Teinkaedd

Mercher – Welsh form of Mercury messenger of the gods

Mercher – Welsh form of Roman Mercury, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words ‘mercantile,’ ‘merchandise,’ ‘mercenary,’ and even ‘mercy.’

Meredith – Magnificient chief or protector

Meredith – The one who protects the Ocean.

Meredydd – Variant spelling of Welsh Maredudd, probably meaning ‘sea day’ or ‘sea sun.’

Merefin – Who belongs from the Mervin, or the sea fortress

Merehwit – An Anglo-Saxon bishop of Wells

Merfyn – Old Welsh name composed of the elements mer ‘marrow’ and myn ’eminent,’ hence ‘marrow-eminent.’

Meridith – The caretaker of the deep ocean.

Merlen – Merlen as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merlen is ‘sea fortress’.

Merlin – Form of the Welsh name Myrddin (meaning ‘sea fortress’) used by Geoffrey of Monmouth in his 12th-century Arthurian tales. Writing in Latin, he likely chose the form Merlinus over Merdinus in order to prevent associations with French merde ‘excrement’…

Merlinn – Merlinn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merlinn is ‘sea fortress’.

Merlyn – Sea fortress. In Arthurian mythology the wizard Merlin was King Arthur”s mentor.

Merlyn – Variant of MERLIN, sometimes used as a feminine form. It has perhaps been influenced by the Welsh word merlyn meaning ‘pony’

Merlynn – Merlynn as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merlynn is ‘sea fortress’.

Merrick – Dark-skinned, a Moor, variant of Maurice

Merrick – Variant of Maurice, a thinker, can be found pondering the meaning of life.

Merrion – Variant spelling of Welsh Meirion, meaning ‘like Marius.’

Merthyr – A martyr, one who sacrifices his,her life

Mervan – The person who is very closer to the Ocean

Merven – Merven as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merven is ‘sea friend’.

Mervin – Mervin as a boy’s name is pronounced MER-ven. It is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mervin is ‘sea friend’.

Mervyn – Famous friend

Mervyn – Mervyn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mervyn is ‘sea friend’.

Mervynn – Mervynn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mervynn is ‘sea friend’.

Merwin – Merwin as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merwin is ‘sea friend’.

Merwinn – Merwinn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merwinn is ‘sea friend’.

Merwyn – Form of Merlin.

Merwyn – Merwyn as a boy’s name is of Old English and Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merwyn is ‘sea friend or town by the lake’.

Meuric – Welsh form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning ‘dark-skinned, Moor.’

Meurig – Welsh form of Morris dark skinned

Meurig – Variant spelling of Welsh Meuric, meaning ‘dark-skinned, Moor.’

Meuriz – Dark skinned

Mihangel – Welsh form of Italian Michelangelo, a compound name meaning both ‘who is like God?’ and ‘angel, messenger.’

Modred – Variant of MORDRED

Moesen – Welsh form of Moses from the water

Moesen – Welsh form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning ‘drawn out.’

Morcan – One who resides around the sea

Morcant – Bright sea

Morcar – Welsh – Dwells Near the Sea

Mordred – From Welsh Medraut, possibly from Latin moderatus meaning ‘controlled, moderated’. In Arthurian legend Mordred was the illegitimate son (in some versions nephew) of King Arthur. Mordred first appears briefly (as Medraut) in the 10th-century ‘Annales Cambriae’, but he was not portrayed as a traitor until the chronicles of the 12th-century Geoffrey of Monmouth. While Arthur is away he seduces his wife Guinevere and declares himself king. This prompts the battle of Camlann, which leads to the deaths of both Mordred and Arthur

Morfarch – A sea-horse or a walrus

Morfran – Welsh – Great Crow, Celtic – Mythical Ugly Demon

Morgan – Circling sea

Morgan – Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning ‘sea circle.’ In use by the English as a unisex name.

Morgann – A person who lives near the sea

Morgen – Of the sea. Surname.

Morgen – One who circles around the sea to defends it

Morgian – One who takes care of the bright sea

Morgin – Sea circle

Morgon – Sea circle

Morgun – Morgun as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Morgan. The meaning of Morgun is ‘circling sea’.

Morrgan – Morrgan as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Morgan. The meaning of Morrgan is ‘circling sea’.

Morven – Lives by the sea, a district in North Argyll Scotland

Morys – Welsh variation of Maurice, origin meaning dark-skinned’.

Mostyn – Welsh name derived from the name of a place in Clwyd on the Dee estuary, composed of the Old English elements mos ‘moss’ and tun ‘enclosure, settlement,’ hence ‘moss settlement.’

Murvin – Murvin as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Murvin is ‘sea friend’.

Murvyn – Murvyn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Murvyn is ‘sea friend’.

Murvynn – Murvynn as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Murvynn is ‘sea friend’.

Myrddin – Welsh legend name of the magician who guided the destiny of King Arthur, derived from Celtic Mori-dunum, meaning ‘sea fort.’ Mori-dunum was a place in Wales later called Carmarthen. Because of its close resemblance to the French word merde, meaning ‘excrement,’ the name was changed from Myrddin to Merlin.

Myrick – Dark-skinned, A Moor. Form of Maurice.

Myrl – Variation of Merle which means Blackbird or Of the Sea

Welsh boy names starting with N

Neifion – Welsh form of Latin Neptune, probably meaning ‘moist, wet.’

Neirin – Older form of Welsh Aneirin, possibly derived from a word related to Irish Gaelic nar, meaning ‘modest, noble.’ Neirin ap Dwywei was the name of the Welsh poet who wrote the Book of Aneirin and Y Gododdin.

Newlin – Newlin as a boy’s name is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Newlin is ‘new pond’.

Ninian – Name of a very famous Saint

Noah – Relaxation, restful, harmony, calm.

Nudd – Welsh form of Irish Nuada, possibly meaning ‘fog.’

Nye – Nye as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘man of honor’.

Welsh boy names starting with O

Odgar – Legendary son of Aedd

Ofydd – The person always filled with the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments.

Oliver – The one who represents the emblem of peace or olive tree.

Ondyaw – Legendary son of a French Duke

Oswallt – Welsh form of English Oswald, meaning ‘divine power’ or ‘divine ruler.’

Ouen – Variant form of Welsh Owen, possibly meaning ‘born of yew.’

Owain – Welsh Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table, derived from Latin Eugenius, meaning ‘born of yew.’

Owaine – A young person who is noble-born

Owein – Variant spelling of Welsh Owain, meaning ‘born of yew.’

Owen

Owen – Among the powerful O names for boys (like Oliver and Otis), Owen has become increasingly popular with parents. According to Social Security Administration data, the Welsh form Owain and the Greek cognate Eugene has had a spectacular journey, traveling from the top 50 to the top 20 in just seven years. Glee actress Heather Morris named her son Owen in 2016, as did actor Noah Wyle in 2002 and singer Michelle Branch, who named her daughter Owen in 2005.

Oweyn – A noble and well born warrior

Owin – Variant spelling of Welsh Owen, meaning ‘born of yew.’

Owyn – Variant spelling of Welsh Owen, meaning ‘born of yew.’

Welsh boy names starting with P

Paderau – Welsh unisex name meaning ‘beads, rosary.’

Padrig – Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Padraig, meaning ‘patrician, of noble descent.’

Pany – Son of Harry

Parrey – Parrey as a boy’s name is related to the Old Welsh name Parry. The meaning of Parrey is ‘son of Harry’.

Parrie – Parrie as a boy’s name is related to the Old Welsh name Parry. The meaning of Parrie is ‘son of Harry’.

Parry – Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of ap Harry, meaning ‘son of Harry.’ Compare with another form of Parry.

Parsifal – German form of PERCIVAL

Pedr – Welsh form of Greek Petros, meaning ‘rock, stone.’

Pembroke – High land area or headland

Penllyn – Welsh name meaning ‘from the headland of the lake.’

Penn – From the peak

Pennant – Head or starting of a stream

Penrose

Perceval – One of the Knights, a hero

Percival – Created by the 12th-century French poet Chretien de Troyes for his poem ‘Perceval, the Story of the Grail’. In the poem Perceval was one of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table who was given a glimpse of the Holy Grail. The character (and probably the name) of Perceval was based on that of the Welsh hero PEREDUR. The spelling was perhaps altered under the influence of Old French percer val ‘to pierce the valley’

Percy – From an English surname that was derived from the name of a Norman town Perci, which was itself perhaps derived from a Gaulish given name that was Latinized as Persius. The surname was borne by a noble English family, and it first used as a given name in their honour. A famous bearer was Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), an English romantic poet whose works include ‘Adonais’ and ‘Ozymandias’. This name can also be used as a short form of PERCIVAL

Peredur – Possibly means ‘hard spears’ in Welsh. This was the name of several figures from Welsh mythology. It was later used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth in his Arthurian tales. The character of Percival was probably based on him

Pice – The one who is son of Rhys, enthusiastic person

Powel – A son of Howell, which means the Sun

Powell – A contraction of Ap Howell, meaning son of Howell, a surname

Powell – Eminent or prominent

Powle – A descendant of the Sun

Price – The name Price is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Rhys’.

Prvce – One who is filled with enthusiasm, son of Rhys

Pryce – Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning ‘son of Rhys.’

Pryderi – Legendary son of Pwyll

Pryderi – Means ‘care’ in Welsh. According to Welsh legend this was the name of the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon. A central character in the Mabinogion, he succeeds his father as king of Dyfed, but is ultimately killed in single combat with Gwydion

Prys – The name Prys is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘son of Rhys’.

Puw – Welsh form of Pugh son of Hugh

Pwyll – Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh mythology, Pwyll is a king of Dyfed who pursues and finally marries Rhiannon

Welsh boy names starting with R

Reace – Enthusiasm

Reece – Passionate, enthusiastic

Reece – Derived from the name Rhys meaning ‘enthusiasm’. Can also be a girl’s name.

Rees – Of Welsh origin, meaning ‘ardor’ or ‘enthusiasm’, and is a variant of Rhys, a fairly unpopular name.

Reese – Passionate, enthusiastic, variant of Reece

Reese – Reese is used in the English and Welsh languages and means ‘ardent’, ‘fiery’ or ‘enthusiasm’.

Reez – Enthusiasm

Rehaan – Derived from Welsh orign and a variation of the name Rhian meaning ‘maiden’.

Reiss – A variant of the name Reese, meaning ‘ardor, enthusiasm’ or by extension ‘rashness.’

Ren – Ruler

Ren – This regal name means a ruler.

Renfrew – Renfrew as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Renfrew is ‘calm river’.

Rhain – Welsh – A spear

Rheinallt – Welsh variation of Reynold, origin meaning counsel-power’.

Rhett – Passionate, enthusiastic, a variant of Reece. Rhett Butler is the dashing hero of Margaret Mitchell”s Gone With the Wind.

Rhiagad – A great, respected King

Rhiryd – A repulsive, repeling ruler

Rhisiart – Welsh form of Old Norman French Richaud, meaning ‘powerful ruler.’

Rhiwallon – The one who is the most kingly of them all

Rhobert – Welsh form of German Hrodebert, meaning ‘bright fame.’

Rhodri – Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements rhod ‘wheel’ and rhi ‘king,’ hence ‘wheel-king.’

Rhun – Welsh – Grand, Legendary Son of Beli

Rhydderch – Rhydderch as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Rhydderch is ‘reddish-brown’.

Rhydian – The crimson, reddish colour

Rhyhawd – A person of crimson colour

Rhys – Passionate, ethusiastic, also stream, variant of Reece

Rhys – Rhys as a boy’s name is pronounced rees. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Rhys is ‘enthusiasm’.

Rhywallon – One who is the ruler and a king of people

Rice – Rice as a boy’s name is of English origin. Anglicization of Rhys (Welsh) or a respelling of the German name Reis, possibly meaning ‘knight on horseback’, ‘gatherer of twigs’, ‘wood carver’, or ‘dweller in the brush’.

Rickey – Variant of Broderick, well-liked by others, benevolent ruler.

Riguallaun – The most kingly among all men

Ris – Old Welsh name, meaning ‘ardor, heat of passion.’

Robers – A renown and glowing man

Robyn – Pet form of Welsh Rhobert, meaning ‘bright fame.’

Roland

Rolant – Welsh form of German Hrodland, meaning ‘famous land.’

Romney – Old Welsh – Curving River, From the broad river

Rooney – A Boy with red, ginger hair

Ryn – A person who is a Ruler

Welsh boy names starting with S

Sadwrn – Welsh form of Roman Saturn, possibly meaning ‘to sow.’

Saer – Carpenter

Sawyl – Welsh form of Greek Saoul, meaning ‘heard of God,’ ‘his name is El,’ or ‘name of God.’

Sayer – Carpenter, surname

Sayer – Sayer as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Sayer is ‘wood-worker’.

Sayers – Sayers as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin meaning ‘wood-worker’.

Sayre – Carpenter

Sayre – Sayre as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Sayer. The meaning of Sayre is ‘wood-worker’.

Sayres – Carpenter

Sayres – Sayres is a boy’s name meaning ‘wood-worker’ that is related to the Welsh name Sayer.

Scilti – Welsh form of Irish Cailte, meaning ‘the thin man.’ In Culhwch and Olwen, this was the name of a messenger of Arthur’s.

Seisill – He who is born sixth

Seissylt – Welsh name derived from Latin Sextilius, meaning ‘sixth.’

Seith – Welsh name meaning seven

Selwynne – One who is fair

Selyf – Welsh form of Greek Solomon, meaning ‘peaceable.’

Seren

Siarl – Welsh form of Charles manly

Siarl – Welsh variation of Charles, origin meaning free man’.

Sieffre – Welsh variation of Geoffrey, origin meaning pledge of peace’, ‘pledge of peace’.

Siencyn – Welsh form of Jenkin God is gracious

Siencyn – Welsh form of Middle English Jankin, meaning ‘God is gracious.’

Sion

Sion – Welsh form of Old French Jean, meaning ‘God is gracious.’

Sior – Welsh form of George farmer

Sior – Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning ‘earth-worker, farmer.’

Siors – Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning ‘earth-worker, farmer.’

Siorus – Welsh form of Greek Georgios, meaning ‘earth-worker, farmer.’

Siorys – Variant spelling of Welsh Siorus, meaning ‘earth-worker, farmer.’

Siôn – God is gracious

Steffan – Welsh form of Latin Stephanus, meaning ‘crown.’

Steffon – Crown, wreath. Variant of Stephen.

Sulien – The name Sulien is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘sun born’.

Sulwyn – One fair as the Sun

Welsh boy names starting with T

Tad – Father

Taffryn – He who comes from a very tall hill

Taffy – Pet form of Welsh Dafydd, meaning ‘beloved.’

Talfrin – Talfrin as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Talfryn. The meaning of Talfrin is ‘high hill’.

Talfryn – Welsh name composed of the elements tal ‘high, end of’ and a variant of bryn ‘hill,’ hence ‘high hill.’

Talfrynn – Talfrynn as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Talfryn. The meaning of Talfrynn is ‘high hill’.

Taliesin – Brow, In Welsh mythology, Taliesin was a wizard and bard who acquired the gift of prophecy.

Taliesin – Means shining brow, Name of the 6th century poet and bard which later on portrayed as a companion of king arthur

Tallfryn – Tallfryn as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Talfryn. The meaning of Tallfryn is ‘high hill’.

Tallwch – Name from legends

Tanwyn – The name Tanwyn is a boy’s name of Welsh origin meaning ‘white fire’.

Tarant – Old Welsh name meaning thunder

Taren – Thunder

Tarian – One who carries a shield

Tarran – Thunder

Tarrant – Tarrant as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Tarrant is ‘thunder’.

Tarren – He who is from the rigde

Tarrent – Tarrent as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Tarrant. The meaning of Tarrent is ‘thunder’.

Tasciovanus – Name of a historical king

Tchad – One who is a defender and a protector

Teagan – Little poet or Fair

Tegan – Beautiful

Teilo – The name Teilo is a boy’s name of Welsh origin.

Teirtu – Welsh Mabinogian name of the inventor and possessor of the magical Harp of Teirtud (Triple Harp), probably derived from the name of the harp, meaning ‘triple.’

Tewdwr – Welsh variation of Theodore, origin meaning gift of God’.

Teyrn – One who is obsolete

Theo – Theo is the short form for Theodore and means god given.

Tomi – Twin

Tomos – Welsh form of Greek Thomas, meaning ‘twin.’

Tony – Twin

Torthred – The red haired baker or tart

Trahaearn – Welsh name composed of the elements tra ‘very’ and haearn ‘iron,’ hence ‘very iron-like.’

Trahearn – Trahearn as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Trahern. The meaning of Trahearn is ‘strength of iron’.

Trahearne – Trahearne as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Trahern. The meaning of Trahearne is ‘strength of iron’.

Trahern – Trahern as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Trahern is ‘strength of iron’.

Traherne – Traherne as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Trahern. The meaning of Traherne is ‘strength of iron’.

Tramaine – A person who is from a large town

Travers – Incredibly strong

Travis – From the big town.

Trayvon – A small or little person as strong as iron

Treacy – Fair town. Abbreviation of Trevelyan.

Trefor – Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the elements tref ‘settlement’ and for ‘large,’ hence ‘large settlement.’

Tremain – One who is from a big town

Tremarli – One who is from a big town near the woods

Trente – A swift person, one who dwells near the swift stream

Trenten – From the big town.

Trenton – Lives in the house by the rock

Treowbrycg – Lives in the house by the rock

Treoweman – Dwells near the rapid stream

Trev – A large village or a goodly town

Trevar – Trevar as a boy’s name is related to the Welsh name Trevor. The meaning of Trevar is ‘great settlement’.

Trever – Trever is a boy’s name meaning ‘great settlement’ that comes from the Welsh name Trevor.

Trevian – One who is from the town of good people

Trevis – From Elian”s home or a fair town

Trevis – Trevis as a boy’s name is pronounced TREV-iss. It is of English and Welsh origin.

Trevon

Trevor – Fair town. Abbreviation of Trevelyan.

Trevor – Trevor used to be a proper British fellow known only to his own people, but in the mid-20th century he became an American star too, in fact, in the 1980s it was on the Top 100 list of boys’ names. Though it’s still charting, Trevor’s standing has slipped since then—all the more reason to choose this confidant, friendly name that’s not overused. Trevor Noah’s “big village” is his audience on Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show.’

Trevyn – Fair town. Abbreviation of Trevelyan.

Trevyn – One who is from the fair town

Treyvon – A spelling varian to Treyvon and Trevor meaning ‘fair’ or ‘big town.’

Tringad – Fair town. Abbreviation of Trevelyan.

Tris – The loud one

Trisan – The loud one

Tristain – The loud one

Tristan – The loud one

Tristanntristin – The loud one

Tristin – Noisy

Triston – The loud one

Tristram – To make noise or to clatter

Troilus – Tumult, outcry. From the Celtic name Tristan.

Trynt – Speed running water in a lake.

Trystan – Bold

Trystram – Bold

Tryver – Large, name for a settlement, a large village

Tudor – The name Tudor is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning gift of God’.

Tudur – Later form of Welsh Tudyr, meaning ‘first of the people, king of nations.’

Tudwal – The monarch who rules the nation.

Tudyr – Welsh name derived from Celtic Teutorix, meaning ‘first of the people, king of nations.’

Tuur – Dutch and Limburgish short form of ARTHUR

Twedwr – Welsh form of Latin Theodorus, meaning ‘gift of God.’

Twm – Welsh form of English Tom, meaning ‘twin.’

Tyce – Tower of stlength

Welsh boy names starting with U

Uchdryd – Welsh name, possibly meaning ‘crossbeard.’ In Welsh legend, this is the name of a son of Edwin, lord or king of Tegaingl.

Ungus – White wave

Urbgen – Old Welsh form of Celtic Orbogen, meaning ‘privileged birth.’

Urian – One with a privileged background

Urien – Middle Welsh form of Old Welsh Urbgen, meaning ‘privileged birth.’ Urien was an actual historical king of Rheged who came to be incorporated into Arthurian legend as a Knight of the Round Table who initially opposed Arthur, but later became an ally. He was the husband of Morgan le Fay, father of Morvydd, Ywain/Owain, and Ywain the Bastard. Some authors make him a brother to King Lot and King Auguselus.

Uther – From the Welsh name Uthyr, derived from Welsh uthr ‘terrible’. In Arthurian legend Uther was the father of King Arthur. He appears in some early Welsh texts, but is chiefly known from the 12th-century chronicles of Geoffrey of Monmouth

Uthyr – Welsh form of UTHER

Uwain – Variant spelling of Welsh Owain, meaning ‘born of yew.’

Welsh boy names starting with V

Vaughan – Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Vaughn, meaning ‘little.’

Vaughen – Small

Vaughn – Vaughn as a boy’s name is pronounced von. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Vaughn is ‘little’.

Vaun – Small

Vaune – Small

Vawn – Small

Vawne – Small

Velcho – Velcho is a boy’s name.

Von – This is an alternate spelling of ‘Vaughn,’ which means small.

Voughn – Small

Welsh boy names starting with W

Walganus – Latin form of GAWAIN

Wallach – Wallach as a boy’s name is of Old French origin meaning ‘Welshman’.

Wallas – Wallas as a boy’s name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Wallas is ‘Welshman’.

Wallie – Wallie as a boy’s name (also used as a girl’s name), is related to the Old French name Wallace. The meaning of Wallie is ‘Welshman’.

Walwin – Walwin as a boy’s name is related to the Old English name Walwyn. The meaning of Walwin is ‘Welsh friend’.

Walwinn – Walwinn as a boy’s name is related to the Old English name Walwyn. The meaning of Walwinn is ‘Welsh friend’.

Walwynn – Walwynn as a boy’s name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Walwynn is ‘Welsh friend’.

Walwynne – Walwynne as a boy’s name is related to the Old English name Walwyn. The meaning of Walwynne is ‘Welsh friend’.

Welch – Welch as a boy’s name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Welch is ‘Welshman’.

Welsh – Welsh as a boy’s name is of Old French origin meaning ‘Welshman’.

Welwyn – Welwyn as a boy’s name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Welwyn is ‘Welsh friend’.

Wendelin

Wilse – Wilse is a boy’s name.

Winn – Fair

Winsor – Nickname for Winifred, Few children will hear the name Winnie without thinking of the beloved bear Winnie the Pooh and his friends in the Enchanted Forest.

Wmffre – Welsh variation of Humphrey, origin meaning peaceful warrior’.

Wmfre – Variant spelling of Welsh Wmffre, meaning ‘giant peace.’

Wolf

Wyn – Wyn as a boy’s name if of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Wyn is ‘fair, white blessed, or holy’.

Wynfor – Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynfor, meaning ‘very fair’ or ‘very holy.’

Wynn – Variant spelling of Welsh Wyn, meaning ‘blessed, fair, holy, white.’ Compare with another form of Wynn.

Wynne – Variant spelling of Welsh Wyn, meaning ‘blessed, fair, holy, white.’ Compare with another form of Wynne.

Wynston

Wynter

Welsh boy names starting with Y

Yael – Yael as a boy’s name is of Hebrew, Welsh, and Old English origin, and the meaning of Yael is ‘mountain goat, heights, upland, or fertile moor’.

Yago – Yago as a boy’s name is of Spanish, Welsh, and Hebrew origin meaning ‘he who supplants’.

Yale – Yale as a boy’s name is pronounced yayl. It is of Welsh and Old English origin, and the meaning of Yale is ‘heights, upland, fertile moor’.

Yissachar

Ynyr – Ynyr as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin. Possibly derived from Honorius (Latin) ‘honored’.

Yorath – Yorath as a boy’s name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Yorath is ‘handsome lord’.

Ysbaddaden – Welsh Arthurian legend name of the giant father of the beautiful Olwen. He was cursed to die if his daughter ever married. He lived in a magic castle that seemed to get farther away the closer one came to it. When Culhwch came to seek Olwen’s hand, Ysbaddaden required that he complete a series of nearly impossible tasks before he would grant permission for them to marry. Meaning unknown.

Ysrael – Legendary son of Fflergant

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here