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Gawayn

What does Gawayn mean?

Gawayn Pronunciation of Gawayn [gawayn] as a name for boys is of Celtic derivation, and the name Gawayn means "white hawk". Gawayn is a version of Gavin (Celtic).

Associated with: white, hawk (eagle).

Variations

Gawayn has 6 variants: Gawain, Gawaine, Gawan, Gawayne, Gwayn and Gwayne.

Gawayn has 4 more different relations via Gavin: Gavan, Gaven, Gavyn and Gavynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Garwayn, Gaway, ..

(female) Gawaynne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gawayn Keon (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gawayn?

Gawayn is a rare given name for men. Gawayn is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Gawayn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Gavan, Gaven, Gavin (#70 a year ago) and Gavyn (#1111). Other forms, like Gawain, are uncommon. These forms of Gawayn were favored in the year 2008 (usage of 0.6%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3%, 49% less), with the version Gaven becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Gawayn is alike in pronunciation to Gahan, Gayne, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended names are Alwyn, Aswyn, Cadyn, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Davyn, Dawayne, Elwyn, Erwyn, Frayn, Gaby, Gaelan, Gaetan, Gaeton, Galan, Galath, Galen, Gallway, Galten, Galvon, Galway, Galyn, Gamlin, Garald, Garan, Garey, Garin, Garion, Garlan, Garlen, Garlyn, Garman, Garmen, Garren, Garry, Garton, Garvan, Garvyn, Garwin, Garwyn, Garwynn (see Garvin), Gascon, Gaston, Gay, Gaylin, Gaylon, Gehan, Gian, Gladwyn, Gleann (see Glen), Goran, Gray, Graye, Hadwyn, Hamlyn, Husayn, Hywyn, Jaryn, Landyn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Martyn, Oswyn, Shayn, Swayn, Tarryn, Twayn, Unwyn and Walwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gawayn.

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