Name Element HWYFAR

Type Word
Usage Old Welsh

Meaning & History

Old Welsh word meaning "phantom, demon, magical being" [1].

Related Items

Given Name DescendantsGwenhwyfar, Guenevere, Guinevere(Arthurian Romance) Jenifer(Cornish) Jennifer(Dutch) Jenifer, Jennifer, Gwenevere(English) Gaynor(English (British)) Guenièvre(French) Jennifer(German) Dzsenifer(Hungarian) Ginevra(Italian) Jenifer, Jennifer(Spanish) Yenifer(Spanish (Latin American)) Jennifer(Swedish) Gaenor, Gaynor(Welsh) Gwenhwyfar(Welsh Mythology)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 325.

Entry updated January 21, 2022