Name: Nolwenn

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nolwenn

  • Meaning:
    Pure one from Noal
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  • Pronunciation:
    (nol WEHN)
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    Itself (Nolwenn)
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Miscellaneous Info for Nolwenn

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    French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name might be derived from the Breton 'Noal', a Gaulish place name which is now Noyal-Pontivy, and 'unem' (or 'gwen' in modern Breton), meaning white, pure, sacred, happy.

    It is therefore sometimes translated as "Holy one from the place of Noyal", "Noyal Gwenn".

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