Word Origin and History for llewelyn
male proper name, from Welsh Llywelin, often explained as "lion-like," but probably from llyw "leader."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for llewelyn
The pious Llewelyn began his song from the rude and shapeless chaos.
The song of Llewelyn was heard by the shepherds with reverence and mute attention.
But Llewelyn's foot was on the outward edge of the fairy-ring.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
The independence of Wales was buried in the grave of Llewelyn.
Who like Llewelyn now remains, To shield from wrong his native plains?The Cambrian Sketch-Book
R. Rice Davies