The name Nia does not have any direct meaning. The name was made popular in Wales by the poet T Gwynn Jones in the 19th and 20th centuries. According to legend Nia went with Osian to the land of youth (‘Tir na n-Og’).
Popularity of the Name
Nai is the 55th most popular baby’s name in Wales and the 8th most popular Welsh name according to the birth data released by the Office of National Statistics in 2011. This is an improvement of 11 positions from the same source in 2010.
Famous People Called Nia
Here is a list of famous people and celebrities with the name Nia:
Nia Parry – A Welsh presenter and producer who is popular with Welsh learners
Nia Caron – Welsh actress who stars in the Welsh soap Pobol y Cwm
Nia Robert – Welsh actress who’s starred in Dr Who and opposit Ioan Gruffudd
Nia Jermin – Actress who’s appeared in Doc Martin & Casualty
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Cerys is a Welsh girl’s name. It can also be spelt as Ceris. The name Cerys dates back to old Welsh documentation. Pwll Ceris is a name of a pool of water in the Menai Straits in north Wales.
Meaning of the Name Cerys
What does the name Cerys mean? The name is thought to originate from the Welsh word caru which means love.
Popularity of the Name
Cerys is the 12th most popular Welsh baby name in Wales according to the Office of National Statistics placing it overall in 81st position overall (in 2013). Carys is slightly more popular than a similar sounding name Cerys .
So how do you pronounce Cerys? In English it would be pronounced as ‘CARE – IS’
Famous people with the name Cerys
Cerys Matthews – is a singer and song writer from Wales who became famous with the singles “Mulder and Scully” and “Road Rage” with the band Catatonia.
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Famous people with the name Carys include the following:
Carys Douglas – Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones’ daughter
Carys Davies – is a Welsh writer
Carys Lane – is a soprano singer
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Erin is a popular Welsh girl’s name. On this page you will discover the meaning of the name, how popular the name is in Wales, how to pronounce the name and which famous celebrities have the name Erin.
The Meaning of the Name Erin
Erin is the old Welsh name for Ireland.
The Popularity of Erin
Erin is the 26th most popular choice for a baby’s name in Wales in 2011 and it was the 4th most popular Welsh originating name in Wales in 2011 after Ffion.
How to Pronounce Erin
Erin is pronounced as ‘Air-in’ in English
Famous People with the name Erin
Erin is a popular name, here’s a list of a few famous people with the name Erin:
Erin Richards – is a Welsh actress who stars in the series being human.
Erin Andrews – is an American journalist and television personality
Erin Brockovich – a legal clerk who a film was made about starring Julia Roberts
Erin Cummings – An American actress who starred in Star Trek
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Ffion is a girl’s name that originates from Wales. Ffion is currently a popular name in Wales and many parents to call their baby’s Ffion.
Meaning of the Name Ffion
Ffion means the Welsh word for foxgloves.
Pronunciation of Ffion
Ffion is pronounced as “Fee-on” (The ‘Ff’ is a letter in the Welsh alphabet).
Popularity of Ffion
The name Ffion is the 14th most popular baby girl’s names in Wales according to the latest government statistics, increasing in popularity from 17th position in 2010. It is the 3rd most popular Welsh name in the list, behind Seren and Megan.
Here is a list of famous people with the name Ffion:
Ffion Hague – The wife of the ex-Conservative leader William
Ffion Dafis –Welsh presenter and actress
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Sian (or Si^an) is a Welsh girl’s name and it is similar to the English name Jane or the Irish name Siobhan. Si^an has been a popular name in Wales over the years however in 2011, Si^an was not in the top 100 most popular baby names in Wales according to the Office of National Statistics.
The Welsh name Si^an can be with pronounced with the English spelling ‘Shahn‘.
Famous People with Si^an as their First Name
As you can see from the list below there are a number of TV celebrities with the name Sian:
Si^an Phillips – is a Welsh actress, author and singer.
Si^an Williams – is a journalist and presenter. For 7 years she was the main female presenter of the BBC Breakfast show.
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Learn Today and Speak to your Baby in Welsh Tomorrow
Research has shown that children who are brought up speaking more than one language are able to adapt and speak other languages much easier in later life. Give your baby a head start and learn the basic of Welsh before they arrive. Here are some of the best ways to learn Welsh quickly and easily: