Eilonwy Name Meaning & Origin
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According to the pronunciation guide created by Lloyd Alexander that is published in some versions of The Chronicles of Prydain, Eilonwy should be pronounced eye-LAHN-wee.
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Eilonwy is a Welsh name.
The origins of the name Eilonwy are obscure. Unlike other names used in Alexander's Prydain series, Eilonwy cannot be found in historical texts from Wales, and is often believed to be a creation of his using his knowledge of the Welsh language.
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Eilonwy is a magical princess in Lloyd Alexander's books series, The Chronicles of Prydain. The second book of that series, The Black Cauldron, is also an animated Disney movie.