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What does Goronwy mean?

Goronwy Pronunciation of Goronwy [goron-wy] as a boys' name is of Welsh origin. Gronw the Staunch, Lord of Penllyn, is a character in the Mabinogi. The name was revived in the 18th century when Goronwy Owen used it as his bardic name after medieval bard Goronwy Ddu.

Associated with: 18th century, medieval.


Goronwy has 1 variant: Gronwy.

Creative forms:
(male) Byronwy, Garonwy, ..

(female) Goronna, Goronne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Goronwy Imran (G.I.), ..

How popular is Goronwy?

Goronwy is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Goronwy is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Goronwy has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Conwy, Garon, Geron, Goodwyn, Goran, Gordon, Gordy, Goren, Gorin, Goring and Gorton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Goronwy.