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Meaning and name origin

Gavan \g(a)-van\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gavan is "white falcon; little falcon". Gavan is a variant of Gavin (Scottish, Welsh): a form of the medieval name Gawain.

Gavan has 3 variant forms: Gaven, Gavyn, Gavynn.


Gavan is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#72684 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gavan and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gaven, Gavin and Gavyn. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gaven, Gavin, Gavyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Cavan, Gahan, Galan, Galvan, Garan, Garvan, Gavino, Giovan, Javan, Kavan and Lavan. Like Gavan, these names are not commonly used.


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