Gavin - Meaning Of Gavin, What Does Gavin Mean?

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Gavin Meaning


What does Gavin mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Gavin is of Welsh 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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 49 in baby name popularity for boys with 7379 occurrences.  It ranked 7815 in popular baby names for girls with 15 occurrences. 

View the Gavin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Gavin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Gavin to other names.


The names Gabhan, Gavina are all forms of Gavin.

Gavin falls into the bird name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gavin MacLeod.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gavin in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Gavin Numerology page.

Gavin Numerology
Gavin in Hieroglyhics
Gavin in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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