US Popularity:23176
Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:White falcon; Little falcon; White hawk
Keep baby tied to their Celtic heritage with the royal Welsh moniker Gawain. Some might recognize this unique name from the Arthurian legend, where Gawain was a Knight of the Round Table and a nephew of King Arthur. Gawain appeared in many legends and tales in Wales, France, and Scotland. He was known for being compassionate and loyal to the people he loved, making it a fitting name to bestow upon your fearless little leader. Gawain stems from the Celtic root gwalch gwyn and means “white falcon,” “white hawk,” or “little falcon,” encouraging baby to spread their wings and reach for the sky.

Gawain Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Gawain is currently #23176 in U.S. births
Boy:Gawain is currently #11247 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1514
from 2013
In comparison to the previous year's data

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