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What does Welwyn mean?

Welwyn Pronunciation of Welwyn [wel-wyn] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Welwyn is "Welsh friend". Welwyn is a version of Walwyn (Old English).

Associated with: old english, friend.


Welwyn has 4 variants: Walwin, Walwinn, Walwynn and Walwynne.

Creative forms:
(male) Welwin, ..

(female) Welwen, Welwin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Welwyn Brantlee (W.B.), ..

How popular is Welwyn?

Welwyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Welwyn is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Welwyn has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Welwyn is pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Alleyn, Allyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Alyn, Aylwin, Eilwyn, Elwin, Elwyn, Elwynn, Olyn, Weylin and Wylan. Other recommended names are Berwyn, Colwyn, Dalwyn, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Derwyn, Hedwyn, Kelvyn, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kerwyn, Medwyn, Melvyn, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn, Merwyn, Selwin, Selwyn, Selwynn, Welby, Welden, Weldon and Welton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Welwyn.

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