What does Bronwen mean?
Bronwen /bron-wen/ as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and the name Bronwen means "fair, blessed breast". Bronwen is a variant form of Bronwyn (Welsh) with the suffix -en. See also Branwen and Gwenfron.
(female) Brenwen, Bronen, ..
(male) Bronden, Bronlen, ..
How popular is Bronwen?
Bronwen is an unusual first name for women. Bronwen is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bronwyn is the only popular varying form of Bronwen (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Bronya, are seldom used. This form of Bronwen was popular 44 years ago (#1913). Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the girl name Bronwen and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Bronwen is pronounced similarly to Brennan, Brenyn and Brynnan. Other recommended names are Aeronwen, Anwen, Arianwen, Arwen, Berneen (see Bernadine), Blodwen, Blodwyn, Blondene, Bonie, Bonne, Bonnee, Bonney, Bonnin, Bracken, Brande, Brandea, Brandee, Brandei, Brandin, Brandyn, Brangwen, Brann, Breen, Bren, Brenee, Brenie, Brenn, Brenne, Briney, Brinley▲, Brinn, Brione, Brionne, Britten, Brodie, Brogan, Brogann (see Brogan), Brogyn, Bronach, Bronte, Brooke▼, Brynlee▲, Brynn▲, Brynne, Bryonie, Caronwen, Ceinwen and Rowen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bronwen.