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The Latest News for Welsh Girls Names. Here you’ll find our latest information and news related to the names of Welsh girls or offers that we think you might be interested in.

Name Mali

Welsh Girl’s Name Mali

Mali is a pretty Welsh girl’s name and has been made popular by the Welsh character Sali Mali.

Origin and Meaning of the Name

Mali is the Welsh name for Molly.

Popularity of the Name

Mali is the 9th most popular Welsh girl’s name in Wales according to the latest government survey. Overall it is the 53rd most popular baby’s name in Wales.

Famous People with the Name Mali

There are not too many celebrities with the name Mali. Please post your comments at the bottom of this page if you know of more that are worth a mention.

  • ‘Sali Mali’ is a popular Welsh children’s character who’s books have helped many children to read.
  • Mali Harries is a Welsh actress who has starred in Holby City, The Bill and Dr Who to name a few programmes.

Resource

See our comprehensive list of Welsh girl’s names. Ideal if you are looking for a name for you baby.


Welsh Name Nia

The Name Nia

Nia is a popular Welsh girl’s name with Irish origins.

Meaning of the Name Nia

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

Additional Resources

If you are interested in other Welsh names or are looking for a name for your baby then see our comprehensive list of Welsh girl’s names.

Name Cerys

Name Cerys

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 .

Cerys Pronunciation

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.

Additional Resources

Looking for additional Welsh Girls names see our comprehensive list.
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Name Carys

Name Carys

Carys is a pretty Welsh girl’s name that is popular throughout Wales and beyond.

Meaning of the Name

The name Carys comes from the Welsh word for love ‘caru’. Other similar names include Cerys, Ceri and Caryl.

Popularity of Carys

According to the latest government statistics Carys is the 6th most popular Welsh girl’s name for babies in Wales and is 48th position over all slightly behind Cerys in 43rd position.

You can see more popular names in our Top 10 Welsh Baby Girls Name.

Famous People

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

Resource

Are you considering other name for your baby? Then see our comprehensive list of Welsh girls names and try our interactive names tool so you can try Carys along with your surname and other Welsh names.

Name Erin

The Girl’s Name Erin

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

Resources

Interesting in finding out about other Welsh Girls names then see our full comprehensive list of Welsh names.

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Ffion

The Welsh Girl’s Name Ffion

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.

Famous People

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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Megan

The Girl’s Name Megan

Megan is a girl’s name that originates from Wales.

Meaning of the Name

The Welsh girl’s name Megan is the equivalent to the English name of Margret. Megan is sometimes abbreviated to Meg.

Popularity of Megan

Megan is a popular name in Wales and in England. In 2011, Megan was the 10th most popular baby name in Wales according to the Office of National Statistics.

Famous People with the Name Megan

From the list below you can see that Megan is a popular name in the USA and in Hollywood:

  • Megan Fox – An American actress who starred in the film Transformers.
  • Megan Mullally – An American actress and singer. She starred in the television series Will and Grace.
  • Megan McCormick – An American TV presenter
  • Megan Griffin in a fictional character from the Cartoon the Family Guy.

Discover the beauty of other Welsh girl’s names. Ideal if you are looking for a name for your baby.

Sian

The Welsh Name Sian

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.

Sian Pronunciation

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.
  • Si^an Lloyd – is a ITV national weather presenter

For more information on Welsh names you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Welsh girls names or  Welsh baby girl’s names for help choosing a name for your baby.

Beauty of Welsh Female Names

Uncover the Beauty of Welsh Female Names

This website has been created to help you discover the wonders of Welsh Female names. It is especially good if you are looking for the following:

Uncover your Ideal Welsh Names in our Extensive List

Our list consists of hundreds of Welsh female name along with their meaning or information about it origin. See our ultimate list of Welsh girl’s names.

Welsh Baby Name

Looking for a name for your baby then we have the information and tools to help you along with your journey.

Our Name Select or Tool allows you to try different combinations of Welsh female names with your surname so you can see which names sound the best. Then let your partner or relatives have a go and compare the results.

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Looking for some inspiration choosing a name? Then see our Welsh baby girl random name generator. It’s great fun!

You’ll be surprised which Celebrities have a Welsh Name

You might also be interested in seeing which female celebrities and famous people that have a Welsh name. Our list includes actors and politicians in Wales to A-List celebrities in Hollywood.

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Discover the Beauty of Welsh Baby Names

Welsh Baby Names are increasingly popular with parents in Wales and beyond. This website has been developed with you in mind and you can use this website to:

Choosing Welsh baby names can be fun
Choosing Welsh baby names can be fun

Why do Parents Choose to Give the Baby a Welsh Names

Parents choose to give their baby a Welsh name for a number of reasons. Here are some of the most popular:

  • They like the name
  • They’re proud of their Welsh identity
  • They like to maintain their Welsh heritage
  • They’re passing the name down from a relative
  • They’re going to bring their child up speaking Welsh

Explore the Popular Baby Names

The most popular Welsh baby names today can be found on our Popular Welsh Boys Names and Popular Welsh Girls Names pages.

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:

We hope you found our Welsh Baby Names page helpful. Have your say in why choosing a Welsh baby’s name is important to you.