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What does Galvin mean?

Galvin Pronunciation of Galvin as a boys' name is pronounced GAL-vin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Galvin is "sparrow; brillantly white".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, white


VARIANTS Gallven, Gallvin, Galvan, Galven, Galvon



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How popular is Galvin?

Galvin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2870 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Galvin has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galvin name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alvin, Calvin, Calvino, Dallin, Dalvwin (see Delvin), Darvin, Davin, Delvin, Earvin, Elvin, Galan, Galen, Galil, Galin, Galten, Galton, Galyn, Gamlin, Garin, Garlin, Garmin, Garrin, Garvan, Garven, Garvie, Garvin, Garvyn, Garwin, Gavan, Gaven, Gavin, Gavino, Gavyn, Gawain, Gaylin, Girvin, Glin, Havin, Jalin, Kalin, Kalvin, Kalvyn, Kelvin, Malin, Mallin, Malvin, Malvinn (see Malvin), Malvyn (see Malvin), Marvin, Melvin, Nalin, Rayvin, Salvian, Salvino, Salvio, Savin, Talin, Tallin, Tavin and Walwin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Galvin.

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