[ 2 syll. gar-vin, ga-rv-in ] The baby boy name Garvin is pronounced as GAARVihN †. Garvin is largely used in English and its origin is Old English. Garvin is of the meaning spear-friend.
Garvan, Garven, Garvon, Garvun, Garvyn, Garwen, Garwin, Garwyn, Garwynn, and Gervon are variant transcriptions of Garvin.
See also the related categories, spear (warrior) and english.
Garvin is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1902 with 0.007% of baby boys being named Garvin. Its ranking then was #816. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is now of very modest use. Among all boy names in its group, Garvin was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Garvin include Garvyn, Garbhun, Garbhyn, Garbin, Garbyn, Garvan, Garvun, Girvin, Girvyn, Griffen, Griffin, Griffon, Griffyn, Gryffin, Gryffyn, Gryphin, and Gryphyn.
† Pronunciation for Garvin: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"