So without further interruption here is the list of the 50 most popular Welsh names for girls.
Aelwen The Welsh girl’s name Aelwen means “fair browed” or “light haired” in the Welsh language. It is a variation of the boy’s name “Elwyn”.
Aerona Aerona is the feminine version of the common boy’s name “Aeron”. It means “berry” in Welsh and also refers to an ancient Celtic goddess of war.
Alis This Welsh version of the Old German name “Alice” is a popular name that means “someone of noble origin”.
Alaw This girl’s name means “water lily” and is also the name of a famous river in Anglesey. It can also mean “harmonic sound”.
Adaryn The Welsh name Adaryn is a classic girl’s name of Celtic origin that means “high-flying” and “bird”.
Aeres Aeres means “heiress”. The name is relatively modern and a bit rare. It is commonly used in the Carmarthen district of Wales.
Addien The name Addien means “beautiful” or “charming girl” in Welsh. It has historically been used primarily as a girl’s name in Christian communities in Wales.
Arianwen Arianwen means “holy silver” and “fair/blessed”. It became famous due to a Welsh legend about Arianwen verch Brychan, a saint from the 8th century AD.
Awena This Welsh name means “muse” or “poetic inspiration” but it has origins in Persia and may be related to the name Ayineh which means “mirror”.
Bethan Bethan is the Welsh variant of “Elizabeth”, which means “My God is abundance”. The name originates from the Hebrew language and gained popularity in Wales during the Middle Ages.
Betrys This is the Welsh version of the popular name “Beatrice”. The name has its roots in Latin and can be interpreted to mean “voyager/traveller” or “blessed one”. It was a popular name amongst early European Christians.
Brownwen In Welsh, this name means “blessed” or “fair”. In Welsh mythology, Brownwen was the daughter of Llyr, the god of the sea.
Brenda This is a classic Welsh girl’s name with Celtic origins that means “blade of a sword”. It probably became popular as a name that honored St. Brendan.
Carwen This feminine version of the Welsh boy’s name “Carwyn” means “blessed love”. It comes from the Welsh words “caru” (to love) and “gwen” (blessed).
Catrin Catrin is the Welsh derivation of the popular English name “Katherine”. It means “pure” and “clear.
Cain The name Cain is a Welsh girl’s name that means “beautiful” and “fair”. It was the name of a 5th century saint and hermitess to whom a legendary holy well is attributed.
Cassadee This Welsh baby name is derived from the Goidelic language and means “clever” or “curly-haired”. Nicknames for this name include “Cass” and “Cassie”.
Callwen Callwen was the name of a 5th century saint who was the daughter of the legendary King Brychan. There is a church dedicated to her in Defynnog, Brecknockshire.
Caryl This feminine Welsh form of the name “Charles” means “free (wo)man”. It is also related to the Welsh word “caru”, which means “love”.
Ceirios Ceirios is a Welsh word meaning “cherry” and is a unique name for a baby girl. It is used more often in modern times than it was in the past.
Cristyn This Welsh version of the traditional name “Christine” means “follower of God”. It is a name with Latin roots and religious significance.
Delyth Delyth means “pretty” or “beautiful one”. It was the name of two prominent Welsh politicians, Delyth Jewell and Delyth Evans.
Daron This Welsh girl’s name means “oak” or “perfect ending” in the Welsh language. It has roots in Old English and Irish Gaelic and can also mean “little great one”.
Donna This Welsh girl’s name is the female version of the boy’s name “Donald”, which is a classic Celtic name meaning “world ruler”. It was a popular name during the 1960s and many singers and actresses from that time have this name.
Dilys This name means “genuine” and “true”. Dilys has a long history as a name associated with literature and the arts. The Dilys Award is a writing award given to mystery genre writers.
Ebrill Ebrill is the Welsh version of the name “April” and means “one who was born in April”. It is often given to girls who are born during springtime or the month of April.
Efa This name is the Welsh variant of the English and French name “Eve”, the name of the first woman in Christian scripture. The name means “life” in Welsh.
Eigra The name Eigra is likely derived from the name “Igraine”, which was the name of the mother of King Arthur. Eigra is also the name of Welsh poet Eigra Roberts.
Eilir Eilir is a traditional Welsh girl’s name that means “butterfly” or “spring”. It is a name given to refer to an individual who is attractive and spontaneous.
Enid Enid is a name derived from the Old Welsh language that means “soul” or “life”. Enid was a primary character in the Welsh legends of the Mabinogion.
Eurgain Eurgain was the name of one of the first female Christian saints and the daughter of the 1st century chieftain, Caratacus. The name means “gold” and “elegant”.
Gracie This diminutive Welsh form of the traditional name “Grace” means “grace of God” and “good will”. It was particularly popular in Wales during the 17th century.
Gwenyth Gwenyth is a classic Welsh name meaning “springtime” or “wheat”. It has traditionally been used among royalty and high society.
Hafren Hafren was the name of a legendary British princess and Celtic goddess who presided over the River Severn. It is a Welsh form of the Celtic name Sabrina.
Liliwen Liliwen means “white lily” or “wonderful” and is of Welsh origin. It may be shortened to “Lili” as a nickname.
Llewella The feminine form of the Welsh boy’s name “Llewellyn”, this name means “shining one” and “leader”. It originates from the Welsh word for “lion”.
Luned This diminutive form of the Welsh name “Eluned” means “likeness” or “idol”. Eluned was a famous heroine in the French romance poem Yvain, the Knight of the Lion.
Maelona Maelona is a rare Welsh girl’s name that means “princess”. It is related to the slightly more common boy’s name “Maelon”.
Megan Megan is the Welsh version of the English name “Margaret”, which means “pearl”. This name may also come from Old Greek and could mean “great and mighty”. It was most popular during the 1980s.
Melangell This name means “sweet angel”. Saint Melangell was a 6th century Welsh woman who is now known as a patron of small animals and women.
Rhiannon Rhiannon was the name of an ancient Celtic goddess of fertility and the moon as well as the name of a great queen in the legends told in The Mabinogion.
Rowenna This Welsh name has been popular as the name of English and Welsh aristocrats and members of nobility. It means “fame and brightness” or “fair, slender maiden”.
Seren Seren is the Welsh version of the more popular name “Serena”, which comes from Latin and means “tranquil”. The name in Welsh means “star”. In 2009, Seren was the third most popular girl’s name in Wales.
Siwan Siwan is the Welsh form of the more popularized name “Joan”, which means “God is gracious and merciful”. Siwan was the name of the wife of Llewelyn the Great, Prince of Wales.
Tangwen Tangwen means “white peace” in the Welsh language. It was the name of a court lady in King Arthur’s court who was the daughter of Gweir, Servitor of Birds.
Tegan The name Tegan means “darling one” in Welsh. It is the first name of one of the Quin sisters in the popular Canadian indie-pop band Tegan and Sara.
Tirion This Welsh name can mean “gentle” or “happy”. Tirion upon Tuna is an Elven city in the fictional Tolkein universe.
Tybie Tybie is a Welsh girl’s name with ancient Celtic origins. Some sources say that this name belonged to one of the daughters of King Brychan.
Una Una means “one who is truthful and beautiful”. It is a popular Celtic name belonging to many famous Irish and Welsh women.
The name Yseult is a unique variation of “Isolde”. It means “fair lady” in Welsh and was the name of a legendary figure in the Arthurian legend of Tristan and Iseult.
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