The Girl’s Name Siwan
Siwan is a girl’s name that is predominantly used in Wales. It is a name fit for a child with distinction and can be used as a middle name.
It was borne off the illegitimate daughter of King John, Joan the Lady of Wales. She was the subject of the play Siwan, which was in the Welsh language. This led to a revival of the name in Wales.
Meaning of Siwan
The Welsh girl’s name Siwan is a form of the English name Joan. It roughly means “God is gracious” and is pronounced Shoo An.
Popularity of Siwan
Siwan is not a popular baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000 baby names.
Famous People named Siwan
Siwan is a play that was produced in 1956 and written by Saunders Lewis. The play led to the re-emergence of the name.
Here are a few famous people named Siwan:
- Siwan Jones – Award winning scriptwriter and creator of a number of highly acclaimed series such as Alys, Tair Chwaer, and Con Passionate.
- Siwan Morris – Popular Welsh Singer and Actress.
- Joan of Arc – Was a French military leader and a heroine. Was accused of Heresy and burnt on a stake.
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