Bleddyn - boys name

Bleddyn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 28%

Bleddyn name meaning:

The name Bleddyn is of Welsh origin and carries a rich history and meaning. In Welsh, the name is spelled as Bleddyn, which is derived from the Old Welsh name Blethyn. The name is composed of two elements: "bledd" meaning "wolf" and "dyn" meaning "man." Therefore, the name Bleddyn can be interpreted to mean "wolf-man" or "manly as a wolf."

The name Bleddyn evokes attributes associated with wolves, such as strength, loyalty, and independence. Wolves are known for their pack mentality and protective nature, which may also be reflected in individuals with this name. The name Bleddyn carries an air of power and resilience, suggesting someone who is confident and self-assured. It is a name that exudes masculinity and is often chosen by parents who desire a strong and unique name for their son.

Overall, the name Bleddyn has roots in Welsh mythology and folklore, symbolizing qualities of courage, fierceness, and honor.

Origin: Welsh

Wolf hero.

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Overall UK ranking: 3451 out of 4789

5 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Bleddyn

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