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What does Branwen mean?

Branwen Pronunciation of Branwen [bran-wen] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin. Possibly "white, blessed raven" or a variant of Bronwen. Branwen is the beautiful daughter of Llyr in the "Mabinogi".

Associated with: white, blessed, beautiful.


Branwen has 1 variant: Brangwen.

2 more different relations via Bronwen: Bronwin and Bronwynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Barwen, Baswen, ..

(male) Branne, Branwin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Branwen Amina (B.A.), ..

How popular is Branwen?

Branwen is an unusual first name for females. Branwen is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Branwen has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Branwen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Branwen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Branwen is alike in pronunciation to Brennan, Brenyn, Briannon, Bronwyn and Brynnan. Other recommended names are Aeronwen, Arianwen, Banee, Berneen (see Bernadine), Bianey, Blane, Blodwen, Bracken, Bradee, Bradie, Bradlea, Bradlee, Bradley, Bradyn, Brana, Branca, Branda, Brande, Brandea, Brandee, Brandei, Brandeli (see Brandy), Brandell, Brandi, Brandie, Brandii (see Brandy), Brandin, Brandis, Brandy, Brandye, Brandyn, Branell (see Brandy), Brani, Branice, Brann, Brannde (see Brandy), Branndea (see Brandy), Branndi, Brantley, Branyell (see Brandy), Braylee, Brayne, Breann, Breanne, Breen, Bren, Brenee, Brenie, Brenn, Brenne, Briane, Briann, Brianne, Briney, Brinley, Britten, Bronte, Bryann, Bryanne, Brynlee, Brynn, Brynne, Caronwen, Carwen, Ceinwen, Eirianwen, Franceen, Janeen, Jeaneen and Shannen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Branwen.

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