641 Welsh Baby Names With Meanings

Selecting an ideal baby name is no cake walk. You must pick a name that doesn’t just sound rhythmic and beautiful, but also stands the test of time, like Welsh baby names.

With the red dragon on the national flag and majestic castles on the coastline, Wales has attracted a newfound interest in the recent years, thanks to its baby names. A small country in the UK and the homeland of Arthurian legends, Welsh baby names originate in the Celtic language, which has evolved to a great extent over the centuries. The mother tongue of Wales may sound a bit harsh and disjointed to the ears, but the names are poetic and roll down the tongue smoothly.

In the ancient times, Welsh people followed a patronymic naming system. Patronymics is the process of giving the child his father’s given or forename as the first name. Hence, the family name changed in the successive generations. At the turn of 15th century, the Welsh families began adopting permanent surnames, and the patronymic naming pattern ended. But the range of Welsh surnames is quite small, primarily due to the reduction in baptismal names after the Protestants Reformation. Below is MomJunction's complete list of Welsh baby names with meanings for both boys and girls. Have a look!

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
BevanSon Of Evan; Beavan and Beaven are variant names of BevanBoy
BeynonSon of EynonBoy
BleuzenThe Bretons form of the Welsh Blodwen, meaning white flowersGirl
BlevineA child who is like a wolf cubUnisex
BlodwynFlowerGirl
Boudicait is the name of a queen of the iceni tribe of the british empire.girl
Bowenson of "Owen"Boy
BracfreeBoy
BranA raven; a black bird that resembles a crowBoy
BranwenA raven bird that is beautifulgirl
BreckynHaving a freckled or spotted facegirl
BreunorA brown manBoy
BriallenA woman like a primrose flowerGirl
BrinOne who is from the hillGirl
BronwenA white breasted womanGirl
BronwynA woman fith fair, white breastGirl
BrynleeOne who came from the hillBoy
BrynmorOne who comes from the great hillBoy
BrynnA man from the hillBoy
BrynnaA woman from the hillGirl
BrynneHe is from the hillBoy
BrynnerA man who lives in the hillBoy
BrynnleeOne who comes from the land of the hillsBoy
BrynnleyOne from the hil landsBoy
CadanA variant of Cadell and Kaden. It means battle or companion.Boy
CadeTo fight in a small battleBoy
CadelA great battleBoy
CadellOne with the battle spiritBoy
CadfaelThe prince of the battleBoy
CadfanThe peak of the battleBoy
CadiA woman who is pureGirl
CadieShe who is pureGirl
CadmaelThe chieftain of the warBoy
CadmonA warrior, soldier in the battleBoy
CadocHe who fights the battlesBoy
CadogTo be in the battleBoy
CadoganTo find honor in the battleBoy
CadwalThe battle leader, commanderBoy
CadwaladerHe will lead us into the battleBoy
CadwaladrA battle leader, used as a surnameBoy
CadwalladerHe who leads to battleBoy
CadwganThe glorious one in the battleBoy
CadwgonTo have glory in the battleBoy
CadwynOne who is chainedBoy
CaioHe who brings joyBoy
CameaHis nose is crookedBoy
CarafA feeling of loveGirl
CarantocA man of many virtuesBoy
CarantorivsHe has many virtuesBoy
CariadA darling and beloved personUnisex
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