Place-names advisory service
The Commissioner provides advice on the standard forms of Welsh place-names to individuals and organisations of all kinds in every part of Wales.
The Welsh Language Commissioner has responsibility for advising on the standard forms of Welsh place-names. In forming its recommendations, the Commissioner gives consideration to the meaning, history and etymology of the place-names, as well as their usage. The Commissioner also follows specific Guidelines. A link to these Guidelines can be found on the right hand side of this page.