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Boy Names of Welsh usage or origin

Welsh names for baby boys, with 423 entries. Welsh names are popular baby names for boys. The names have been increasing in popularity since the 1940s; prior to that, they were of only occasional use. At the height of their usage in 2009, 3.043% of baby boys were given Welsh names. There were 23 Welsh names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. In 2016, 24 Welsh names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 2.628%. Within all Welsh names, the English, Irish, and Welsh Owen was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #23 and a usage of 0.5102%.


Aeddan little fire ... mainly used in Welsh and it is of Celtic ... variant form of Aidan ...

Aeron battle; berry, fruit; enlightened; ... used predominantly in the English and ... The name is of debated origin ...

Afallon apple tree ... language of origin is Welsh and it is also ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Afan largely used in Welsh and it is also ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Afarwy origin and use are both in the Welsh language ... irregularly used as a baby boy name ...

Alcwyn temple friend ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Welsh ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Alun little rock; harmony, peace ... used chiefly in the English and Welsh ... Its origin is Celtic ...

Alwyn elf friend; noble friend ... used predominantly in the English and ... variant of Alvin ...

Andras male, manly, brave, virility ... largely used in the Hungarian, Spanish, ... variant of Andreas ...

Andreas male, manly, brave, virility ... of Old Greek origin, and it is used ... variant transcription of Andrew ...

Aneirin high-minded ... language of origin is Celtic and it is used ... form of Aneurin ...

Aneurin high-minded ... language of origin is Celtic and it is used ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Anian power ... of Welsh origin and it is also ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Arfon across from Anglesey ... of Welsh origin and it is also predominantly ... ranked outside of the top 1000 ...

Arianwyn silver and blessed ... used chiefly in the English and Welsh ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Arnallt eagle ruler ... primarily used in Welsh and its ... form of Arnold ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Arthfael bear king ... used chiefly in the Welsh language ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Arthog like a bear ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Welsh ... irregularly used as a baby boy name ...

Arwel prominent ... of Welsh origin and it is also used ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Arwyn muse; friend of the people ... used chiefly in the English and Welsh ... variant of Arvin ...

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