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What does Gavyn mean?

Gavyn Pronunciation of Gavyn as a name for boys has its root in Celtic, and the name Gavyn means "white hawk". Gavyn is an alternate spelling of Gavin (Celtic).


ASSOCIATED WITH white, hawk (eagle)


VARIANTS Gavynn, Gaven, Gavan

OTHER FORMS VIA GAVIN Gavino, Gawain, Gawan, Gawayn, Gawayne, Gwayn, Gwayne

(male) Gaivyn, ..

(female) Gain, ..

Gavyn Arnold (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gavyn?

Gavyn is an uncommon first name for males. Gavyn is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Gavyn entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #631 in the U.S. in 2008, and is currently at #1697. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Gavan, Gaven and Gavin (#111 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are the prominent alternative forms of Gavyn (#1697) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Gavyn was well-received among parents in 2008 (AVERAGE #895) and is now much lower (#1452, DOWN 67.6%), with versions like Gavyn becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aaryn, Alvyn, Arvyn, Cadyn, Dalyn, Daryn, Davyn, Devyn, Elvyn, Ervyn, Evyn, Gaby, Gahan, Galan, Galen, Galin, Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Galyn, Garan, Garen, Garin, Garlyn, Garon, Garvan, Garven, Garvin, Garvy, Garvyn, Garwyn, Gary, Gay, Gayne, Glyn, Gutyn, Gwyn, Irvyn, Jaryn, Kadyn, Kalvyn, Kevyn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Marvyn, Tevyn and Wayn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gavyn.

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