44%Rating
add to your listSave
GenderMasculine
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.GAHR-vawn
[key]

Meaning & History

Means "little rough one" from Irish garbh "rough" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint.
VariantGarvan

Categories

saints
Entry updated May 19, 2007   Contribute