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What does Gawayn mean?

Gawayn /ga-wayn/ as a name for boys is of Celtic derivation, and the name Gawayn means "white hawk". Gawayn is a version of Gavin (Celtic) with the prefix Gaw-.

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.

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

(female) Gawaynne, Gawaynnia, ..

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)

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Gawayn and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Gawayn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Gavan, Gaven, Gavin (#60 a year ago) and Gavyn (#941). 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 0.4%, 41% less), with the version Gaven becoming less in vogue. (2014 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.

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NAMES LIKE GAWAYN

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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