What does Arwen mean?
Arwen [ar-wen] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Arwen is "muse". Variant of Arwyn. Literary: an elf maiden in Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings", where in the elven language, Arwen means "noble woman".
Arwen has 1 variant: Arwyn.Creative forms:
(female) Aarwen, Arwena, ..
(male) Arwenn, Arweno, .. Middle name pairings:
Arwen Sonia (A.S.), ..
How popular is Arwen?
Arwen is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Arwen is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Arwen for girls. Arwen entered the list in 2003 and reached its top rank of #1289 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is presently at #1800. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Arwen is pronounced similarly to Aeran, Aerin, Aeron, Aireen, Airin, Aren, Arene, Ariane, Arinne, Aryane, Aryn, Auron, Eirawen, Eireen, Eiren, Eirwen, Erene, Erin▼, Erinn, Eryn, Erynn, Eurwen, Eurwyn, Ireen and Iren. Other suggested similar names are Adeen, Aden, Adrien, Aiden, Aleen, Anwen, Anwyn, Ardea, Ardeen, Arden▲, Ardena, Ardene, Ardin, Arena, Argene, Arie, Ariel, Arjean, Arlan, Arlea, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen▼, Arlen, Arlena, Arlene▼, Arlet, Arley, Arlyn, Armen, Aspen▲, Aven, Ayden, Breen, Bren, Carwen, Gwen, Olwen, Rowen, Treen and Wren▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arwen.See names in meaning and etymology.