What does Gavan mean?
Gavan /ga-van/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. The name of an English saint, John Gavan (17th century), who was involved in the Titus Qates Plot hysteria.
Related boy name: Gavin.
VariationsKreatif forms: Gabvan, Gaman, Gavanne. [more]
How popular is Gavan?
Gavan is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#57406 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gavin (#60 a year ago) is the only popular variation form of Gavan (not ranked). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in 2008 (usage of 0.97%) and has become much less since (usage 0.94%, 3.1% less). Gavin (#60) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gavan and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Gavan is alike in pronunciation to Gaven▼, Gavyn▼ and Gavynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Cavan, Gahan, Galan, Galvan, Garan, Garvan, Gavino, Gawan, Giovan, Javan, Kavan and Lavan. Like Gavan, these names are not frequently used.