Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Scottish
Meaning:Small rough one
If baby is all about that rough and tumble lifestyle, then this is the perfect name for your little scrapper! Girvan is a boy’s name of Irish, Gaelic, and Scottish origin, and means “small rough one.” It has been used as both a surname and a given name, and dates back as far as the 1700s. You might even recognize this name from the likes of New Zealand international lawn bowler Richard Girvan, American physicist Michelle Girvan, and Northern Irish politician Paul Girvan. Plus, you and baby can take a trip to Girvan, a Scottish settlement on the east coast of the Firth of Clyde.

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