Origin of the name YGRAINE.
of the name YGRAINE.
Meaning of the baby name YGRAINE.
The mother of king Arthur. It is a form of Welsh Eigyr
(q.v.), meaning "the virgin." Also see Igerne,
fair Ygraine of romance and mother of King Arthur, is likewise said to
have been the daughter of Anlawdd, by Gwen, the daughter of Cunedda Wledig.
This explains the relationship between Kilhwch and Arthur... (Mabinogion,