Gavin is derived from the medieval name Gawain. It is a Welsh name that can be translated to "little hawk" or "white hawk." In Arthurian legend, Gavin was a nephew of King Arthur. For nearly the past 10 years, Gavin has been within the top 40 names for boys in the United States.
Similar Names: Galvin, Gavyn
Famous Gavin Names: Gavin Rossdale (singer), Gavin MacLeod (actor)