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The name Gavin is of English origin, and is a late medieval form of Gawain.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gavin has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gavin
Use of the Name Gavin for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
61,249 61,173 56,767 46,560 34,136 17,266 8,534
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gavin has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gavin first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1954, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gavin
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
195483076  
195595761  
195692066  
1957    
195889871  
1959    
1960764100  
1961717114  
1962627152  
1963616160  
1964632150  
1965606159  
1966614147  
1967579170  
1968548188  
1969529219  
1970567205  
1971548216  
1972606171  
1973517231  
1974487268  
1975497258  
1976438316  
1977460302  
1978403365  
1979458317  
1980446348  
1981359489  
1982368477  
1983293686  
1984353514  
1985352522  
1986353535  
1987327629  
1988370543  
1989360625  
1990294860  
1991299848  
19922671,065  
1993294946  
19942561,120  
19952421,193  
19961921,630  
19971362,755  
19981163,190  
19991013,656  
2000854,676  
2001785,258  
2002616,936  
2003518,732  
2004518,534  
Totals:  61,249 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gavin as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gavin appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 49 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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