Between 2000 and 2018 there were 1 birth of Welsh in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Welsh per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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Information about the first name Welsh

The first name Welsh has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Welsh is the most common is:
DE Germany
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 1 vowel and 4 consonants

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Welsh in sign language

Welsh in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Welsh

US English
Etymology src :
  • Sometimes suggested to derive from disparaging stereotypes of the Welsh (“people from Wales”), though firm evidence of this derivation is lacking. Compare gyp (“swindle”) (probably from gypsy (“Roma”)), and jew (“defraud”), from Jew.
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • Welsh (countable and uncountable, plural Welsh)
  • (uncountable) The Welsh language. [from 10th c.]
  • 1832, Queen Victoria, journal, 6 Aug 1832:
  • 9 minutes to 2. We just stopped to have our horses' mouths washed, and there all people spoke welsh.
  • (collectively, plural) The people of Wales. [from 11th c.]
  • A breed of pig, kept mainly for bacon.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /wɛlʃ/
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /wɛlʃ/
Proper noun src :
  • Welsh (plural Welshes)
  • A English and Scottish surname for someone who was a Welshman or a Celt.
  • An Irish surname, a variant of Walsh.
  • A town in Louisiana, United States, named for early landowner Henry Welsh.
  • An unincorporated community in Ohio, United States, named for an early settler.
Verb src :
  • welsh (third-person singular simple present welshes, present participle welshing, simple past and past participle welshed)
  • (offensive) To swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt.
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Welshland
  • Welshman
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (language): Cymric, Kymric
Verb (See also) src :
Verb (Usage notes) src :
  • The use of this term is sometimes considered offensive, especially by Welsh people, because it is taken as a negative stereotype of the Welsh.
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • Welsh (not comparable)
  • Welsh
Noun src :
  • Welsh n (uncountable)
  • Welsh, the language.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʋɛlʃ/
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • Wels (unusual)
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • Wels (unusual), Kymrisch

Popularity of the name Welsh

Number of WELSH births per year

Total births of Welsh by country

Births with the first name Welsh
2000 - 2018

Comments on the name Welsh

Personalities with the first name Welsh

There is 0 personality with the first name Welsh

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Welsh

There are 2 actors and actresses with the first name Welsh
Welsh National Opera
Welsh Singers

Rankings of first name WELSH by country

Country ranking (boys)
No ranking of first name WELSH (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
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