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

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Gawain is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Gawain

Gawain is the name of one of the knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. It derived from the Welsh names Gwalchgwn or Gwalchmai or Gwalchmei.

Meaning of Gawain

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

Pronunciation of Gawain

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