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What does Ceinwen mean?

Ceinwen Pronunciation of Ceinwen [cein-wen] as a girls' name is pronounced KAYN-wen, KINE-wen. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Ceinwen is "beautiful and white, blessed". From "cain gwen". The plural "ceinion" means "beauties" or "gems", so the name is sometimes interpreted as "beautiful gems". Name of a fifth-century Welsh saint who gave her name to Keynsham near Bristol.

Associated with: beautiful, white, blessed, saint.


Ceinwen has 2 variants: Cain and Keyne.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceinden, Ceiwen, ..

(male) Ceinen, Ceinse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ceinwen Millie (C.M.), ..

How popular is Ceinwen?

Ceinwen is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Ceinwen is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeronwen, Anwen, Arianwen, Berneen (see Bernadine), Branwen, Bronwen, Caileen, Cailen, Caitlen, Caronwen, Carwen, Ceileh, Ceilena, Ceinlys, Celinde, Celine, Ceridwen, Ceridwyn, Cerridwen, Cindee, Cindel, Cristen, Deneen, Eilwen, Eirwen, Heulwen, Jeaneen, Jeneen, Jineen, Linden and Nellwen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ceinwen.

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