Welsh, part of the Celtic language family, is natively spoken in Wales and is also sometimes known as Cambrian, Cambric or Cymric. As of a 2004 census, approximately 600,000 people reported speaking Welsh at home as part of daily life and this number continues to grow. The Welsh language was born around the 6th century from British, common ancestor of Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Welsh is an interesting language to listen to, with a quick canter of speech and flowing words and syllables. Choosing a Welsh name for your baby will insure a unique and beautiful title and Baby Name World is an ideal place to start your research for both Welsh baby names and name meanings.