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Meaning and name origin

Galvin \g(a)-lvin, gal-vin\ as a boy's name is pronounced GAL-vin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Galvin is "sparrow; brillantly white".


Galvin has 5 variant forms: Gallven, Gallvin, Galvan, Galven and Galvon.


Galvin is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3666 out of 88799, Top 4%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Galvin for boys. Galvin has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Galvin name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Calvin, Galin, Garvin, Gavin, Kalvin and Malvin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Galvin.