Meaning and Origin of: Wren

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Welsh : Chief

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname from the bird, Middle English wrenne, probably in reference to its small size.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rinn ‘descendant of Rinn’, a personal name possibly derived from reann ‘spear’.
  • Welsh : Anglicized form of Welsh Uren.