Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:White falcon, whitefalcon
Gavan is a masculine moniker of Welsh and Scottish origin. Derived from Gavin, which in turn derives from the medieval name Gawain, this compelling choice means “white hawk” or “white falcon.” This soaring definition imbues Gavan with all the qualities of these noble birds of prey. Falcons and hawks are synonymous with freedom, bravery, and intuition, which are all qualities your little one is sure to display. Notable Gavans include Irish journalist Gavan Reilly, American actor Gavan O’Herlihy, and Irish soccer player Gavan Holohan.
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