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Name Gavin

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish, Welsh
US 2015 rank:#70     ... 68:Dominic, 69:Austin, 70:Gavin, 71:Nolan, 72:Parker ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Davin, Gabin, Gaven, Gavino, Gavyn, Adin, Alin, Alvin, Amin, Arvin     Details
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About Gavin, the group of names with the same origin as Gavin

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
Old/original forms:Gawain Old French, Gwalchgwyn Welsh
Name variants:Gauvain, Gaven, Gavin, Gavyn   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 64,  2014 56,  2013 47,  2012 29,  2011 29,  2010 262009 27,  2008 30
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 551974 72,  1964 97
IrelandGraph2009 89,  2008 79,  2007 64,  2006 75,  2005 66,  2004 64,  2003 62,  2002 55,  2001 54,  2000 54,  1999 58,  1998 45
Scotland 1998 71
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 501990-1999 208,  1980-1989 337
USA yearlyGraph2015 70,  2014 60,  2013 49,  2012 40,  2011 36,  2010 37,  2009 33,  2008 302007 32,  2006 38,  2005 47,  2004 52,  2003 51,  2002 61,  2001 78,  2000 85,  1999 101,  1998 116,  1997 136,  1996 192,  1995 242,  1994 257,  1993 294
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