Origin of the name HROTHWYN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HROTHWYN.
name meaning "famous joy," from Old English hroð "famous" and
... The name of Hengest's daughter
is not given in the Hist. Brittonum. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth
she was called Rowena, which seems to be a correct Anglo-Saxon name (Hrothwyn)—though
apparently it does not occur elsewhere—and preserves the alliteration
of Hengest. (The Origin of the English Nation, Chadwick, 1907)