Meaning and Name Origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Gavin.
Gavan is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#72684 out of 88799, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gavan and related names. The only popular variation form of Gavan (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Gavin (#60 a year ago). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in the year 2008 and has become much less since. Gavin (#60) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.