Welsh Girls Names


Meaning of Aelwen

Aelwen is a Welsh feminine name that means fair brow or blessed brow.

The name is pronounced ‘aisle wen’ or ‘EIL-wen’. While the name Aelwen is predominantly a female name, it can also be used as a boy’s name. Although it is a Welsh name, Aelwen originated in England. A variation of Aelwen is Elwyn for a boy.

Popularity of the Name

Aelwen has never taken on the United States. It has been popular in Europe in the 19th century, particularly in Welsh speaking nations. Aelwen has not even made it into the top 10 popular girl’s name since the beginning of the millennium. The name Aelwen had its popularity during the 1880s.

Famous People Named Aelwen

Aelwen is a story character from the story ‘The Melian’. Aelwen Wetherby is the renowned historian, writer, photographer,and teacher. Elwyn King was a fighter pilot during World War I. Not many famous people are named Aelwen or a variation of the name.

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