Origin of the name YWAINE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name YWAINE.
A knight of the Round Table. The English
form of French Yvaine,
meaning "young warrior." (History of Christian Names,
Yonge , 1884).
Ywaine and Gawin, the English
version of "Owain and the Lady of the Fountain." The
English version was taken from the French of Chrestien de Troyes, and
was published by Ritson (twelfth century). The Welsh tale is in
the Mabinogion. There is also a German version by Hartmann
von der Aue, a minnesinger (beginning of thirteenth century).
There are also Bavarian and Danish versions. (The Reader's Handbook
of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1910)