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Meaning and name origin

Gawayn \ga-wayn, gawa-yn\ as a boy's name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Gawayn is "white hawk". Gawayn is a variant of Gavin (Celtic): Scottish form of the medieval name Gawain, the name of the knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legends.


Gawayn has 6 variant forms: Gawain, Gawaine, Gawan, Gawayne, Gwayn, Gwayne.


Gawayn is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gawayn and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gavin (#60). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gavin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gawayn is also pronounced similarly to Gahan and Gwyn. Like Gawayn, these names are not commonly used.