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What does Gwalchmai mean?

Gwalchmai Pronunciation of Gwalchmai [gwalch-mai] as a boys' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwalchmai is "battle hawk". From the element gwalch "hawk, hero". The second element mai, which is of uncertain derivation, may mean "May", "from the plains", "fierce" or "pure, light".

Affiliated boy name: Gavin.

Associated with: battle (war), hawk (eagle), hero, fierce, pure, light (bright).


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Middle name pairings:
Gwalchmai Joel (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gwalchmai?

Gwalchmai is an uncommonly occurring given name for men and an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Gwalchmai (outside Top 2000) is Gavin (#70 via latest list). Adoption of this relation of Gwalchmai was widespread a decade ago (adoption of 0.58%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.3%, down 48%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gavin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Galahad and Talmai. Like Gwalchmai, these names are not frequently used.

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