Medieval Welsh Submitted Surnames

These names were used by medieval Welsh peoples.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Coit Medieval Welsh, French, English
The surname Coit was first found in Carnarvonshire, a former country in Northwest Wales, anciently part of the Kingdom of Gwynedd, and currently is divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy, where they held a family seat... [more]
Ffrost Medieval Welsh
Devired from the old Welsh word "Ymffrostgar", meaning a brag or boastful person. Originally spelt as "Ffrost", later changed to "Frost".
Mathrafal Medieval Welsh
Named for Castle Mathrafal (Castell-Mathrafal) in Powys, Mid Wales. The House of Mathrafal ruled over Powys for much of the Mediaeval period. Notable members of the family included Owain Glyn Dŵr, who led a rebellion against English rule in 1400.
Teggin Medieval Welsh
derived from tha ancient area of now Flintshire which was named Tegeingl
Ymffrostgar Medieval Welsh
A historic Welsh surname, meaning a brag or boastful person, later shortened to Ffrost and again to Frost.