Meaning “white flower.”
The name is the Breton counterpart to the Welsh Blodwen.
The name has currently gained some popularity in France. In 2005, it appeared in the Top Female names of France coming it at # 735.
Possible nickname options include “Blue”
Variations include Bleunwenn (blewn-VEN), Bleuzenn (blew-ZEN), Bleunienn (blew-NYEN), Bleunig (blew-NEEK).
Direct French translation would be Blanchefleur, which was a name common in the Middle Ages and appears as the name of a character in the King Arthur legends.