Origin : Welsh,
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Additional information Cadfan:
Means "battle peak" from Welsh cad "battle" and ban "peak". Saint Cadfan, from Brittany, was a 6th-century missionary to Wales.
Books about Cadfan:
Observations of the stone of St. Cadfan, at Towyn (Cathedrals and antiquities of Wales) by J. O Westwood (1850)
Rhys ab Goronwy ... For baritone voice. Welsh words by Cadfan, translation by Dr. Howells, etc. [Staff and tonic... by William Davies (1890)
Ymson y cariadlanc. (The lover's musing.) [Song.] For tenor voice. Welsh words by Cadfan, translation by Dr. Howells... by William Davies (1890)
Wiki information Cadfan:
Cadwallon ap Cadfan was the King of Gwynedd from around 625 until his death in battle. The son and successor of Cadfan ap Iago, he is best remembered as the King of the Britons who invaded and conquered Northumbria, defeating and killing its king,...
Saint Cadfan,; was the sixth century founder-abbot of Tywyn and Bardsey, Wales, primarily accepted as the founder of the monastic settlement on Bardsey Island in north Wales, in 516 according to multiple sources, serving as its abbot until 542.