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Meaning of the name Nolwenn

[ 2 syll. no-lwen(n), nol-we-nn ] The baby girl name Nolwenn is pronounced as NaoLWEH-N †. Nolwenn has its origins in the Breton language. It is used largely in Breton and French. It is derived from the word gwen which is of the meaning 'white, fair, blessed, holy'. The first name is dervied from the Breton epithet of a 6th century saint, 'Noyal Gwenn' meaning 'holy one from Noyal'; Noyal is a place in Brittany, France.

See also the related categories, blessed (holy), fair, breton, french, saint, and epithet.

Nolwenn is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Nolwenn include Naolin, Nealam, Neelam, Nellwin, Nellwyn, Nellwynne, Nelwin, Nelwyn, Newlenn, Newlenne, Newlin, Newlinn, Newlinne, Newlyn, Newlynn, Newlynne, Neylane, Neylann, Neylanne, and Noelene.

† English pronunciation for Nolwenn: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"


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