Girl Names baby nameBranwen

What does the name Branwen mean?

The meaning of the name “Branwen” is: “Beautiful raven; white raven”.

Additional information: Branwen means "white raven" from Bran=raven and wen= white. It is the name of a goddess of love & beauty of Welsh mythology (from the tales of the Mabinogion). She was the daughter of Llyr, the sister of the British king Bran and wife of the Irish king Matholwch.

Branwen is considered to be a variation of the name Bronwen (English and Welsh).