Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Sparrow; Brilliantly white
Here is a name that is sure to galvanize your imagination! Galvan is a masculine moniker of Irish and Gaelic origin, meaning “sparrow,” or “brilliantly white.” This surname-turned-first-name derives from the Irish O Gealbhain, and was made up of the elements geal, meaning “bright,” and ban, meaning “white.” The name first appeared in County Clare, but has since flown all over the globe. Whether you want a name to help baby reach for the sky or you want to keep them connected to their heritage, Galvan works brilliantly. You might recognize this name from American psychologist Adriana Galvan, Italian sprinter Matteo Galvan, or Mexican-American singer Victoria Galvan.

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