Demelza

Demelza is a Cornish female name which comes from a Cornish place name. The most popular meaning I’ve seen listed for it is “fort of Maeldaf” or “Maeldaf’s fort”, a contracted form of Dinas Maeldaf (dinas being the Cornish word for “fort”) while Maeldaf is an obscure Welsh male name, the first element of the name being “prince”….

Elestren

Elestren is a Cornish female name which means “iris”, in reference to the flower. Origin: Cornish  

Melyonen

Melyonen comes from Cornish meaning “violet”, referring to the flower. Origin: Cornish  

Kensa

Kensa is a Cornish female name which comes from a Cornish word meaning “first”. Origin: Cornish  

Kerensa

Kerensa is a modern Cornish female name meaning “love”. Origin: Cornish Variants: Kerenza (English) Karenza (English) Carenza (English)  

Tressa

Tressa is a female given name, a variant of Theresa, a name of uncertain etymology. It could be derived from Greek theros meaning “summer; harvest, crop; heat” or from Greek therizo meaning “to reap, cut”. It could also possibly be related to Greek ther meaning “wild beast; beast of prey” or Greek thēráō “to hunt”. Tressa is also a Cornish female name which comes…

Elowen

Elowen is a Cornish female name meaning  “elm tree” derived from the Cornish word. As a given name it’s relatively modern. Origin: Cornish Variants: Elowyn (English, Cornish) Elowyne (English, Cornish) Ellowyne (English) Ellowynne (English) Elowynne (Engish)  

Denzil

Denzil has several possible meanings but nothing concrete, and they may not even be accurate. It’s from a surname denoting someone who came from a place called Denzell in Cornwall. I’ve seen it listed as meaning “fort”, “fertile highland” or “high stronghold”. I’ve also seen it listed as being a pet form of German name Denz, a short…

Heligan

Heligan comes from a Cornish word meaning “willow; willow tree”. It’s the name of the Lost Gardens of Heligan which originally belonged to the Tremayne family but was neglected during World War I but which were later rediscovered and restored. Origin: Cornish Variants: Helygen (Cornish)