[ 2 syll. bro-nwen, br-onw-en ] The baby girl name Bronwen is pronounced as BRAHNWehN †. Bronwen is mainly used in English and Welsh. It is of Welsh origin. The meaning of Bronwen is fair bossomed. It is derived from the words 'bron' which means breast ; 'gwen' white, fair, blessed, holy. The name has been a long-time favorite in Wales, and its use spread to other English speaking countries from the end of the 19th century. In literature, it has appeared as the name of the fictional Bronwen Morgan in Richard Llewellyn's novel How Green was My Valley (1939).
Bronwen is a variant form of the English and Welsh name Branwen.
The English and Welsh Branwen, the English and Welsh Bronia, the name Bronnie, the name Bronny, the name Bronwynne, the name Bronya, the name Browin, and the Welsh Brownyn are variant forms of Bronwen.
Bronwen is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Bronwen include Baran, Barann, Baranne, Bareen, Barein, Bareine, Barin, Barine, Barrane, Barrann, Barrayne, Barrin, Barrine, Barryn, Berhaen, Berhaene, Berhain, Berhaine, Berhane, and Berhayn.
† Pronunciation for Bronwen: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"