Gavin has had a meteoric rise to the top. Perhaps due to musicians Gavin DeGraw and Gavin Rossdale (aka Mrs. Gwen Stefani), parents of late have been gravitating towards this name in droves. In Arthurian Legend, Gavin is a member of the Knights of the Round Table and King Arthur’s nephew.


  • scottish: White hawk
  • welsh: White hawk

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Musician Gavin DeGraw, British musician/actor Gavin Rossdale, Actor Gavin MacLeod, Politician Gavin Newsom

Celebrity Babies:

Son of HGTV interior designer Vern Yip; Son of Victoria's Secret model Marissa Miller