♂ Name Gavin – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Gavin

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Gavin is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Gavin

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

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