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What does Gawan mean?

Gawan Pronunciation of Gawan as a name for boys is of Celtic origin, and Gawan means "white hawk". Gawan is an alternate form of Gavin (Celtic).


ASSOCIATED WITH white, hawk (eagle)


VARIANTS Gwayne, Gwayn, Gawayne, Gawayn, Gawaine, Gawain

RELATED FORMS VIA GAVIN Gavan, Gaven, Gavino, Gavyn, Gavynn

(male) Gauwan, ..

(female) Gara, ..

Gawan Rashad (G.R.), ..

How popular is Gawan?

Gawan is an unusual first name for men. Gawan is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Gavan, Gaven, Gavin (#111 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Gavyn (#1697) are the popular alternative forms of Gawan (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gavynn, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Gawan was more pronounced among parents 10 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.6%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 0.2%, DOWN 67.6%), with versions such as Gavyn becoming less stylish. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Gawan is pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gaine, Gayne, Guinn, Gun, Gunn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cavan, Cowan, Dagan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Dowan, Eagan, Eaman, Ewan, Fagan, Gaelan, Gaetan, Galan, Galen, Galin, Galvan, Galway, Galyn, Gamal, Garan, Garen, Garin, Garlan, Garman, Garon, Garran, Garvan, Garwen, Garwin, Garwyn, Gehan, Gian, Goran, Hagan, Hakan, Hanan, Hasan, Iwan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Juwan, Kadan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Laban, Lavan, Naman, Natan, Pagan, Radwan, Rajan, Rowan, Sagan and Twan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gawan.

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