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What does Cavan mean?

Cavan Pronunciation of Cavan as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cavan is "handsome".

ASSOCIATED WITH Ca-, -an, irish, handsome



(male) Cava, ..

(female) Caba, ..

Cavan Raphael (C.R.), ..

How popular is Cavan?

Cavan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#34259 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cavan was first listed in 2002 and reached its highest rank of #1771 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cavan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cavan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cavan is alike in pronunciation to Kayvan, Kayven, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevon, Kevyn and Keyvan. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alvan, Bevan, Cadan, Caden, Cadfan, Cadman, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Caelan, Cahan, Caidan, Cairn, Calan, Calvin, Cannan, Canon, Caolan, Carman, Carsan, Cason, Cathan, Caydan, Chan, Chanan, Cian, Ciaran, Claran, Colan, Cowan, Coyan, Cyran, Daman, Daran, Davyan, Devan, Eagan, Eaman, Evan, Favian, Galan, Galvan, Garan, Garvan, Gavan, Hakan, Hanan, Ivan, Jacan, Jahan, Jaran, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Jovan, Kadan, Kagan, Kalan, Laban, Lavan, Naman, Natan, Nevan, Pagan, Sajan, Taran and Tevan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cavan.

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