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What does Gavyn mean?

Gavyn [ga-vyn] as a name for boys. Gavyn's root is Celtic, and the name Gavyn means "white hawk". Gavyn is an alternate spelling of Gavin (Celtic) with the suffix -yn.

Associated with: white, hawk (eagle).


Gavyn has 3 variants: Gavan, Gaven and Gavynn.

Gavyn has 7 more different relations via Gavin: Gavino, Gawain, Gawan, Gawayn, Gawayne, Gwayn and Gwayne.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Gaivyn, Galvyn, ..

(female) Gavynna, Gavynne, ..

How popular is Gavyn?

Gavyn is an uncommon first name for males. Gavyn is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Gavyn for boys. Gavyn entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #631 in the U.S. in 2008, and is currently at #941. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Gavyn and related names. Gavan, Gaven and Gavin (#60 the previous year) are the prominent alternative forms of Gavyn (#941 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Gavyn was well-received among parents in 2008 (average #895) and is somewhat lower today (#1250, down 41%), with the version Gaven becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Aaryn, Alvyn, Arvyn, Cadyn, Dalyn, Daryn, Davyn, Devyn, Elvyn, Ervyn, Evyn, Gaby, Gahan, Galan, Galen, Galin, Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Galyn, Garan, Garen, Garin, Garlyn, Garon, Garvan, Garven, Garvin, Garvy, Garvyn, Garwyn, Gary, Gay, Gayne, Glyn, Gutyn, Gwyn, Irvyn, Jaryn, Kadyn, Kalvyn, Kevyn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Marvyn, Tevyn and Wayn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gavyn.