Iorwerth (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈjɔrwɛrθ]) is a Welsh name, composed of two elements: iôr meaning "lord" and berth meaning "fair" or "handsome".[1] (Both morphemes are somewhat archaic in Modern Welsh.) The name has historically been associated with the name Edward,[1] although the names do not have a common origin and neither name is a translation of the other.

Bearers of the name include:

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  1. ^ a b Campbell, Mike. "Iorwerth". Behind the Name: the etymology and history of first names. Retrieved 2 September 2012.