Aneirin

Aneirin m
Welsh: of uncertain derivation. The original form of the name was Neirin, with the initial A- developing in the 13th century; it may be derived from an element cognate with Irish Gaelic nár noble, modest. This name was borne by the first known Welsh poet, who lived c.600. The ‘Book of Aneirin’ is a 13th-century manuscript which purports to preserve his work, including the Gododdin, a long work about the defeat of the Welsh by the Saxons.
Variant: Aneurin (A modern form).
Pet form: Nye (popularized as a result of the fame of the statesman Aneurin Bevan, 1897–1960).

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