Over the past 110 years, 176 051 boys and 38 girls have been named Gavin. The name Gavin ranks 189th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Gavin in 1940. The peak of popularity of the name Gavin came in the 2000s and 2010s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.