Name Gavin Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gavin


Gavin is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Gavin

Gavin is a name of Welsh origin. It is a variant of the medieval name Gawain, which in turn derived from the Welsh names Gwalchgwn or Gwalchmai or Gwalchmei.

What is the meaning of the name Gavin?

Gavin means “white hawk” (from Welsh “gwalch” = hawk + “gwyn/gwen” = white/fair/blessed) and “may hawk” (from Welsh “gwalch” = hawk + “mei” = may).

Pronunciation of Gavin

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Popularity of the name Gavin

The name Gavin is ranked #4238 overall.

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