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    Name: Olwen

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Olwen

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    Gender:

    Girl

    Origin:

    Welsh

    Meaning:

    White footprint

    Pronunciation:

    (OHL wen)   [Guide]

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    Mythological Names, Celtic Names, Welsh Names

    Used in:

    English and Welsh speaking countries

    Additional info:

    Olwen is a Welsh name from ol + gwen, "footprint + white". According to the legend, Olwen was the daughter of a giant and was so beautiful that white clover grew wherever she put her foot. Many men wanted to marry her and had to perform many difficult tasks before he father would allow a union.

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