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What does Gaven mean?

Gaven Pronunciation of Gaven [gaven] as a name for boys has its root in Celtic, and the meaning of Gaven is "white hawk". Gaven is an alternate spelling of Gavin (Celtic) with the suffix -en.

Associated with: white, hawk (eagle).


Gaven has 3 variants: Gavan, Gavyn and Gavynn.

Gaven has 5 more alternative forms via Gavin: Gavino, Gawain, Gawan, Gawayn and Gwayn.

Creative forms:
(male) Gabven, Goven, ..

(female) Gavenne, Gavennia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaven Axle (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gaven?

Gaven is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#102691 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Gaven for boys. Gaven was first listed in 1994 and reached its top rank of #686 in the U.S. in 2003, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaven name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the boy name Gaven and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Gaven are Gavan, Gavin (#70 last year) and Gavyn (#1111). These forms of Gaven reached the peak of their popularity in 2008 (average #895) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1295, 48.7%), with the version Gaven becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaven, Gavan, Gavin, Gavyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaren, Alven, Beaven, Beven, Craven, Dagen, Damen, Daren, Daven, Davien, Draven, Eaden, Eagen, Elven, Even, Gabe, Gael, Gaer, Gage, Gahan, Galen, Galeno, Gallven (see Galvin), Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Galyn, Gamel, Garan, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Garin, Garmen, Garon, Garren, Garvan, Garve, Garven, Garvyn, Garwen, Gavrel, Gaylen, Gefen, Girven, Glen, Hagen, Halen, Haven, Hazen, Irven, Iven, Jaden, Jalen, Jasen, Jaxen, Jayven, Jeaven, Jeven, Kaden, Kagen, Kayven, Keven, Laken, Marven, Neven, Paden, Paten, Raven, Saxen, Sven, Talen and Teven. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaven.

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