or wyn; also wen noun Etymology: Old English wynn, literally, joy — more at winsome Date: before 12th century a runic letter used in Old English and Middle English to represent the consonant \w\

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  • Wynn — This very interesting name is generally considered in modern times to be of Welsh origin, but in fact there are at least four possible origins. These are Gwyn , which is of Old Welsh origin, and, possibly as it translates as fair , a descriptive… …   Surnames reference

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