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Name Group Gavin

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:white hawk
Language of origin:Welsh
Info about origin:medieval Scottish form of a Norman-French name Gawain which derives from a Welsh name Gwalchgwyn
 in Arthurian legends Sir Gawain is a knight of the Round Table
Words:gwalch = the hawk  Welsh
 gwen = white, fair (in the sense of light-colored, blond), shining, holy  Welsh
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:26:Gavin Canada/BC 2010,  631:Gavyn USA 2008,  685:Gaven USA 2003
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
English Gaven, Gavin, Gavyn
French Gauvain
Scottish Gavin
Welsh Gavin, Gwalchgwyn
Old French Gawain
Name variants:

6 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
GavinEnglish, Scottish, Welsh
GawainOld French