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Name Gavyn

Meaning:white hawkTools:

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About the name Gavyn in particular

Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gaven, Gavin, Davin, Davon, Davy, Devyn, Devyn, Eavan, Gabin, Gaby     Details
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About Gavin, the group of names with the same origin as Gavyn

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

Popularity lists that contain the name Gavyn

USA yearlyGraph2014 940,  2013 901,  2012 813,  2011 769,  2010 716,  2009 700,  2008 6312007 644,  2006 709,  2005 706,  2004 748,  2003 715,  2002 861,  2001 954