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I literally like no names!Need ideas for Welsh Names for boy or girl.

Sep 5th, 2014, 15:16 PM   #1
Hi all, since being pregnant every name I liked I know hate. I am looking to have a a Welsh name for my littel boy or girl and I was it to be something traditional. Nothing that has been shortened or modernised in anyway.

Any ideas would be much appreciated.

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Sep 5th, 2014, 16:16 PM   #2
Not 'pure' welsh but my boys have names more popular in Wales; Owen and Ellis

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Sep 5th, 2014, 16:30 PM   #3
Those names are lovely! I like loads of names, but never seem to think they are right for me.

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Sep 5th, 2014, 19:44 PM   #4
I like Ffion and Seren for a girl xxx

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Sep 5th, 2014, 19:56 PM   #5
Carys, Cerys, Rhiannon, Bethan...
Dylan, Osian, Rhys (Reece), Harri, Idris....
Try googling welsh names, there are loads of sites with more unusual names than I can think of at this moment lol! Xx

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Sep 5th, 2014, 20:22 PM   #6
Nerys is on our girls list. My hubby is welsh but neither of us like many "proper welsh" names!
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Sep 5th, 2014, 21:27 PM   #7
I love Celtic names, and would try to get one if my OH wasn't ethnically Indian and thought it would be a bit too weird..

Some Welsh names from fiction books I liked - Rhodry (boy) and Eirlys (girl) - last one means Snowdrop, Eilonwy (she's a princess in that book).

Another Welsh girl's name from one book that's not quite my cup of tea but maybe someone else would find it pretty is Nia.

Or if you're looking for something fanciful - Cerridwen (girl).

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Sep 5th, 2014, 22:08 PM   #8
My son is called Morgan, which is welsh although it has become popular as a girls name too

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Sep 7th, 2014, 08:47 AM   #9
I've chosen Seren for a girl and Osian for a boy. Just got to convince OH now lol
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Sep 7th, 2014, 13:48 PM   #10
Another boy's name - Emlyn - although that is now on our shortlist

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Sep 8th, 2014, 20:13 PM   #12
Hi, fellow Welshie here! I have a welsh baby names book which is full of some awful but also some beautiful names. I prefer the not so "out there" names so not sure what you'll make of these, but here's a few I quite like

Boys: Ellis, Morgan, Dylan, Idris, Steffan,

Girls: Bronwyn, Seren, Carys, Ffion, Lowri, Rhianwen

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Sep 9th, 2014, 18:15 PM   #13
Dewi, Dylan, Sion,

Ariana, Imogen, Teagan? X

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Sep 12th, 2014, 23:30 PM   #14
Owyn for a boy?
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