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Gavin Meaning


What does Gavin mean?

The name Gavin is of Welsh and Celtic origin.

The meaning of Gavin is "white hawk".

Gavin is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ga-vin.

The Given Name Gavin

Of Celtic origin but uncertain derivation.

Embraced by many parents, the name Gavin, is one of timelessness and strength.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Wrap it up and take it home, Gavin may just be the name you're looking for.

Gavin falls into the bird name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gavin Richards.

Gavin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 111 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,449 occurrences. It ranked 12,832 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 96 in baby name popularity for boys with 4,147 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Gavin has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Gavin Name Popularity Page.

Gavin Related Names

The names Gabhan, Gavina are all forms of Gavin.

Famous Gavins

  • Gavin Richards ~ Actor

Gavin Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Gavin.

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Gavin Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gavin in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Gavin.

Just for fun, see the name Gavin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Gavin in Nautical Flags page.