Gawain is a ♂ male name.
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.
Gawain 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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