Last name origin & meaning:
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ble(i)ddyn ‘son of
Ble(i)ddyn’, a byname meaning ‘wolf cub’, from blaidd
‘wolf’ + the diminutive suffix -yn. Blaidd was used in
medieval Welsh as a term for a hero, and sometimes for a cruel man or
for an enemy who feigned friendship.
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