[DWJ] In which I satisfy the curious (I hope!)
rohina at shaw.ca
Mon Sep 25 17:14:16 EDT 2006
> I quite like the Welsh (female) name Eluned (Ell-INN-ed), aka Luned
> (Linn-ed). No idea where it comes from or what it means. A work
> colleague is called Lilwen, which is very nice, I think.Gwyneth is a
> good name, but now spoilt by Ms. Paltrow- another colleague who is a
> fifty something Gwyneth has been observing a revival of it. When she
> was thus named it was because her mother was a Welsh expat in
> not-so-distant Shropshire and felt nostalgic.
My mother-in-law was called Gwynneth and she always hated her name, and
went by Gwen. I pointed out to her that it had been revamped by Ms
Paltrow, but she wouldn't have it.
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