Myfanwy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Myfanwy
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My father in law is Welsh and his mothers name was Myfanwy, his desire was for one of his children to have the name for one of their daughters. It didn't need to be a first name, just in there as a remembrance. My sister in law was supposed to be the one to use it, and after 2 girls of her own she hadn't used the name, my father in law was very disappointed. So when we found out that we were expecting our second girl we made it a point to use the name. It is her 3rd name, but it flows beautifully for her name. Zion Tayah Myfanwy. It's a mouthful for our daughter, but it is a strong name and the Myfanwy just makes it all the more perfect. Zion= Sign/Message from God Tayah (derived from Tea)= gift from God and Myfanwy= my blessed one/my dear one... just perfect.
My daughter's name is Elizabeth Myfanwy. When she was little, she went by the nickname, Myfi. Now, that she is an adult she goes by Myfanwy. She was named for my mother's mother, Charlotte Elizabeth, and my father's favorite aunt, Myfanwy.
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From the Welsh annwyl 'dear' (my beloved, my dear.)
Pronounced: mi-VAN-wee or muh-VAHN-wee
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Myfanwy Pavelic, Canadian artist
Myfanwy Talog, Welsh actress
Myfanwy Piper (born Mary Myfanwy Evans), Welsh art critic
Myfanwy Waring, Welsh actress
Myfanwy Haycock (born Blodwen Myfanwy Haycock), Welsh poet
Myfanwy "Myf" Warhurst Australian Radio presenter and T.V personality.
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"Myfanwy", popular Welsh folktune written by Joseph Parry.
Myfanwy Montez, character in the Louie Knight series of cult detective novels written by Malcolm Pryce