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Gawain

What does Gawain mean?

Gawain Pronunciation of Gawain as a name for boys has its root in Celtic, and the meaning of Gawain is "white hawk". Gawain is a version of Gavin (Celtic). See also Gwayne

STARTS WITH Ga-

ASSOCIATED WITH white, hawk (eagle)

Variations

VARIANTS Gwayne, Gwayn, Gawayne, Gawayn, Gawan, Gawaine

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GAVIN Gavan, Gaven, Gavino, Gavyn, Gavynn

CREATIVE FORMS
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MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Gawain Kyler (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gawain?

Gawain is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Gawain is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Gawain (NOT RANKED) are Gavin (#80 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Gavyn (#1360), Gavan and Gaven. Other variants, like Gavino, are seldom used. These relations of Gawain were popular as birth names 8 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.6%) and have become much less popular since (ADOPTION 0.3%, 55.8% LESS), with the form Gaven going out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)



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

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

Similar Names

Gawain is pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gaine, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adrain, Bain, Cain, Calvin, Camdin, Carlin, Darvin, Dewain, Duwain, Dwain, Earvin, Fagin, Gabbi, Gabie, Gaetan, Gafni, Gair, Galan, Galin, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galvan, Galvin, Galway, Gamlin, Gannon, Garan, Garin, Garlin, Garlyn, Garmann, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Garwyn, Gaylin, Gehan, Gian, Glin, Godwin, Hadwin, Harbin, Harkin, Hawkin, Iain, Jaelin, Jaidin, Jalin, Kalin, Kawai, Marlin, Maslin, Orwin, Owain, Paulin, Sabin, Saladin, Slawin (see Slavin), Swain, Tannin, Tarrin, Taytin, Tramain (see Tremain), Twain, Walwin, Warrin, Waylin and Yamin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gawain.

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