Gwenllian Name Meaning & Origin
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My name is Gwenllian. I was named after my 4th-great-grandmother, a native to Wales. Usually people shorten my name to 'Gwen' and/or think my full name is 'Gwendolyn', but I don't really mind. I love my name and it makes me feel strong when I think about my ancestor who passed her name on.
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Gwenllian (Welsh, a combination of gwen "fair, blessed, white" and llian "flaxen"). Popular amongst Welsh royalty, this was the name of several noblewomen who lived in medieval Wales.
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Gwenllian of Wales, or Gwenllian ferch Llywelyn (1282-1337)
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd (1097-1136)
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