Welsh Girls Name Needed.

(84 Posts)
BumpAndGrind Thu 31-Mar-16 12:42:52

I'm in need of a name for DD2 due in July and me and DH can't seem to agree on any so far. I thought I'd seen them all but there might be something I'm missing.

It needs to be Welsh, not to difficult to pronounce, I can't roll my R's and sometimes struggle with the dd (th) sound, not always though. DH is the Welsh one, not me.

DD1 is Celyn but I don't want a rhymey name for DD2 so that makes it even more difficult. Our surname is H, so I don't really want a H name either.

I love Erin but it's too close to Celyn. I like Ffion, Nia and Gwen but DH seems to like the more 'out there' names. I can't even remember how to pronounce his current favourite, it was a bit like Gwyneth, but more of a mouth full.

We both like Meri, but wondering if there is something else.

My head is puddled. Please help smile

PennyHasNoSurname Thu 31-Mar-16 12:47:02

Nia is my favourite welsh name.

I know Blythe isnt welsh but it always feels like it ought.

LetThereBeCupcakes Thu 31-Mar-16 12:50:51

Nerys? One of my favourites.

PennyHasNoSurname Thu 31-Mar-16 12:50:52

I also love Bethan and Nesta

SecretlyChartreuse Thu 31-Mar-16 12:51:36

Anwen, by a mile.

BumpAndGrind Thu 31-Mar-16 13:08:31

These are good, Nerys was the harpists name at our wedding.

I like Beth and Ruth, don't love them though. Nesta makes me think of Nessa from Gavin & Stacey.

I do love Elspeth but worry about it being shortened to Ellie, which is silly popular around here.

I was hoping to create a list to show to DH.

RoosterCogburn Thu 31-Mar-16 13:15:27

Gwynwyfar
Anwen
Carys
Teleri
Mari
Seren
Angharad
Nia
Nerys
Iona
Aderyn
Aeronwy
Bronwen
Tegan
Mali
Manon

PunkAssMoFo Thu 31-Mar-16 13:15:36

Eleri- I've only ever know lovely ones

Hushabyelullaby Thu 31-Mar-16 13:15:53

Deryn
Enfys
Catrin
Angharad
Mair
Haf
Anwen
Gwenan
Cadi
Lowri
Mari
Rhian
Sian
Tegan

RoosterCogburn Thu 31-Mar-16 13:16:45

Forgot one of my favourites
Gwenffrewi

babyboyHarrison Thu 31-Mar-16 13:17:16

We have a Megan. I wanted a Welsh name too ask getting married I lost my welsh surname.

confusedandemployed Thu 31-Mar-16 13:18:19

Glesni (Gless-knee)
Eryl
Fflur
Owenna
Llinos
Mari

YourLeftElbow Thu 31-Mar-16 13:18:34

Please don't call your child Aderyn or Deryn. It means Bird and it's very very out there and weird. Also, beware baby name sites. Most of them are not created by Welsh speakers so just have random words as names- I found a site once that listed Artaith as a name- the Welsh word for torture!!

YourLeftElbow Thu 31-Mar-16 13:19:02

Also, Tegan means toy in Welsh.

Sadik Thu 31-Mar-16 13:19:33

Thinking about girls I know, what about:
Ceridwen
Gwenan
Eleri

Chelsea26 Thu 31-Mar-16 13:22:34

Ceinwein?

WhattaMunter Thu 31-Mar-16 13:23:07

Agree with previous poster about some Websites. A small lad in my local school is called Taran and that's what we call a fart in Welsh in our community sad

Gwennan
Gwenno
Alaw
Mai
Lowri
Ela (Ella)
Ffion
Haf
Anwen
Efa

WhattaMunter Thu 31-Mar-16 13:25:00

Tegan, yes means toy but we don't pronounce the Te like Tee-gan, it's softer like 'Tay'

Hushabyelullaby Thu 31-Mar-16 13:26:04

my friend's little girl is called Deryn and it really suits her. It's not viewed as 'out there' at all where we live (just over the border from England and definitely not traditionally Welsh at all). Horses for courses I suppose.

YourLeftElbow Thu 31-Mar-16 13:26:17

Seeing as you're due in summer, what about Haf? It's very popular. Also, Heulwen (sunshine), Heulyn (sunbeam), Hafwen.

Hushabyelullaby Thu 31-Mar-16 13:27:27

as in the area I live in is not massively Welsh, not the name!

SirVixofVixHall Thu 31-Mar-16 13:28:22

Mair
Fflur
Ffion
Betsan
Eleri
Teleri
Angharad
Carys
Sioned
Efa
Beca
Sara
Lowri

manicinsomniac Thu 31-Mar-16 13:29:44

Rhiannydd

YourLeftElbow Thu 31-Mar-16 13:32:27

I actually really like the name Deryn Hush, never heard of one before (surprisingly, as I live in a verrry hippyish area of Wales!) I used to love Lloer for a girl, which means moon, si I can hardly judge anyone for out there nature names grin

Emmaheathrow Thu 31-Mar-16 13:32:44

My sisters name is Welsh pronounced Sharn spelt siân

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