- I am totally in love with my own name: Arwen Elizabeth. Taken from Lord of the Rings. I believe it has Welsh roots. Means 'noble maiden' (I was told my name meant 'elf princess' which is just as neat). A strong but feminine name. I hope with the popularity of the movie that this generation doesn't have dozens of Arwens running around. I love being one of the few!
- from Lord of Rings. It's a really pretty, feminine name.
I love this name because it is a character in my favorite series by J.R.R Tolkien. It is feminine and unique but not too far out there.
- Beautiful yet a strong Welsh meaning "Fair/Noble Maiden". Just rolls of the tongue. Arwen Elizabeth- Elizabeth adds a great amount of class to the full name. Arwen Helena- Sounds so poetic. Helena is beautiful and Arwen emphasizes that.
In Sindarin, the language J.R.R. Tolkien made up for his Lord of the Rings books, Arwen means "noble maiden." It first showed up in the US top 7000 in 1968, and was quietly used until The Fellowship of the Ring was released in 2001 when it became more popular. I have also found Arwen (and Arwyn being the masculine form) listed in 2 welsh name books, one says it means "fair; fine" and the other says it's an intensifying prefix + gwyn "white; holy." Arwenna is listed as a variant for girls.
See Also: Arwyn, Arrowin
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