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What does Gawayne mean?

Gawayne Pronunciation of Gawayne [gawayne] as a name for boys is of Celtic origin, and the name Gawayne means "white hawk". Gawayne is an alternate form of Gavin (Celtic).

Associated with: white, hawk (eagle).


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

3 more different relations via Gavin: Gavan, Gavyn and Gavynn.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Gawayne Ashwin (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gawayne?

Gawayne is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Gawayne is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Gawayne (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Gavin (#70 from current records), Gavyn (#1111) and Gavan. These relations of Gawayne were favored as baby names a decade ago (median #887) and are somewhat less common today (#1060, 48%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Gawayne is pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gaine, Gayne, Gwyn and Gwynn. Other suggested similar names are Allayne, Bayne, Blayne, Cahane, Chayne, Crayne, Dawayne, Dayne, Dewayne, Duayne, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwaine, Dwane, Dwayne, Frayne, Gaetane, Galan, Galway, Galyn, Garan, Garlyn, Garvyn, Garwyn, Garwynn (see Garvin), Gastone (see Gaston), Gayle, Gayner, Gaynes, Germayne (see Germain), Graye, Jamaine, Kahane, Kayne, Layne, Lewayne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Shayne, Swaine, Swayne, Thayne, Tramayne, Twaine, Wayne and Zayne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gawayne.

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