What does Galvin mean?
Galvin /galv-in/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced GAL-vin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Galvin is "sparrow; brillantly white".
How popular is Galvin?
Galvin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2870 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Galvin for boys. Galvin has not been listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)