Name: Morwen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Morwen

  • Meaning:
    Maid; great or white sea
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MOR wen)
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Miscellaneous Info for Morwen

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  • Used in:
    Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Welsh feminine name of uncertain derivation. Morwen may be derived from 'morwyn' meaning "maiden". It could also come from 'mawr' (great) or 'môr' (sea) and 'gwen' (white).

    Morwen is also a character in Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. Morwen is referred to as incredibly beautiful, only surpassed by the Elf Lúthien Tinúviel.

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