The Small Booklet of Welsh House Names

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Welsh House Names and their meanings
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Portrait of Maddy by John Hutchinson

Hi there

I`m Maddy and I live in the Towy Valley near to the market town of Carmarthen (Birth and final resting place of Merlin the Celtic Wizard) in West Wales, with my husband Den, who is an engraver.

All the names in this booklet come from the customers who have had House Name signs engraved by my husband. Den also undertakes commissions of all types. eg.Coat-of-Arms which can be engraved in Slate, Brass or Wood.

Small Family business with big ideas.

I got the idea of producing this booklet from the requests of our many customers who are not Welsh speakers and were ordering house nameplates that were in Welsh and they had no idea of their meaning. Although I myself do not speak Welsh I have over the years compiled this booklet with help from various people, including teachers, and of course many of our Welsh customers.

I work with my husband who is a General & Industrial Engraver working on most materials. We have a unit in Carmarthen Market, Carmarthenshire,Wales,UK. Where we display numerous samples of our products along with hundreds of photographs to browse through. Many customers while away a few moments in looking through my booklet for a suitable name for their homes. We also have on sale various items of Lovespoons, Corndollies and items for the Pagan Community We have been established in Carmarthen since 1982.

Welsh House Names and their meanings