Name: Branwen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Branwen

  • Meaning:
    Beautiful raven
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (BRAN wen)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Branwen)
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Miscellaneous Info for Branwen

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  • Used in:
    English and Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Branwen comes from the Welsh bran meaning "raven" and gwen meaning "fair, white, blessed". In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is the sister of the British king Bran and the wife of the Irish king Matholwch.

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