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What does Glyndwr mean?

Glyndwr Pronunciation of Glyndwr [glyn-d-wr] as a boys' name is pronounced GLIN-doo-er. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Glyndwr is "valley of water". From glyn dwr. Used in honor of the medieval Welsh patriot Owain Glyndwr.

Associated with: valley, water, medieval.


Glyndwr has 5 variants: Glendower, Glin, Glyn, Glyndwer and Glynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Gladwr, Glyndre, ..

(female) Glyndin, Glynner, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glyndwr Melvin (G.M.), ..

How popular is Glyndwr?

Glyndwr is an uncommon first name for males. Glyndwr is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Glyndwr (outside Top 2000) are Glynn and Glyn. These relations of Glyndwr were favored as baby names during the years 1930-1939 (average #1046). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glyn, Glynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glyndwr and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gayner, Gaynnor (see Gaynor), Gaynor, Glenden, Glendin (see Glendon), Glendon, Glendyn and Gwynfor. Like Glyndwr, these names are not commonly used.

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