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pinWhat 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.


Kreatif forms: Gabvan, Gaman, Gavanne. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gavin in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.