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What does Eilwen mean?

Eilwen Pronunciation of Eilwen [eil-wen] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin. Of uncertain meaning. Possibly from ael "brow" or ail "just like", combined with (g)wen or (g)wyn meaning "white, fair, blessed, holy".

Associated with: combined (blend), white, fair (beautiful), blessed.


Creative forms:
(female) Ealwen, Eluwen, ..

(male) Eilel, Eilen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eilwen Cecilia (E.C.), ..

How popular is Eilwen?

Eilwen is an uncommon given name for women and an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Eilwen has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Eilwen is pronounced similarly to Aileene, Aleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilene, Eilin, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Eleen, Elen, Elene, Elian, Elin, Ellan, Elleen, Ellen, Ellene, Ellin, Elyn, Elynn, Ileen, Isleen, Olwen and Willeen. Other recommended names are Arleen, Belen, Cailen, Calen, Callen, Carwen, Ebrilwen (see Ebrilla), Edlin, Edlyn, Eiddwen, Eilah, Eilena, Eiley, Eilis, Eilish, Eilona, Eily, Eirawen, Eire, Eireen, Eiren, Eirene, Eirin, Eirwen, Eleena, Elena, Eleni, Elle, Ellena, Elmena, Else, Emaleen, Emilee, Emille, Emillea, Emlynn, Emogen, Erlene, Eurwen, Eurwyn (see Eurwen), Evaleen, Eveleen, Evleen, Evlynn, Heulwen, Juleen, Kyleen, Nellwen, Silken and Tirien. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eilwen.

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