Meaning and name origin
Gaven \g(a)-ven\ as a boy's name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Gaven is "white hawk". Gaven is a variant of Gavin (Celtic): Scottish form of the medieval name Gawain, the name of the knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legends.
Gaven is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gaven for boys. Gaven reached its highest rank of #686 in the U.S. in 2003. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gaven and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gavin (#60), Gavyn (#941) and Gaven. (2014 statistics).