[ 2 syll. ca-van, cav-an ] The baby boy name Cavan is pronounced as KAEV-aeN †. Cavan is an Irish and English name of Irish Gaelic and Celtic origin. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is handsome one - in this context, Cavan can be used in the Irish language.
In addition, Cavan is an English variant transcription of the name Kevin (English, Gaelic, German, and Irish).
Cav (contraction) is another variant transcription of Cavan.
Cavan is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Cavan, Kevin was the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Cavan: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"