Ceinwen Name Meaning & Origin
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Ceinwen is my name and I've never wished it to be anything more "normal": You have a built in conversation as soon as you are introduced to anyone and it's never become fashionable, so I'm always the only one. I've never met another since I was tiny and my Nana in Cardiff had a friend called Ceinwen, but over the years I have encountered people who have met another one - a man who owned the video shop around the corner said it was his wife's name.
I'd recommend it as a name that can't be called "weird" such as Apple or Heavenly Hiraani Tiger-Lily, but will always be unusual.
- Nicknames for Ceinwen
Cein Wen Wennie
- Meanings and history of the name Ceinwen
Derived from the Welsh elements cain "fine, lovely" and gwen "fair, blessed".
Pronounced: KYNE-wen or KAYN-wen
- Famous real-life people named Ceinwen
Saint Ceinwen, was a 5th century saint and holy woman.
- Ceinwen in song, story & screen
Ceinwen was a character in a book called "How Green was my Valley" by Richard Llewellyn