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  1. Gavin

    Gavin is a male given name. A variation on the medieval name Gawain, meaning "white hawk". Sir Gawain was a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, and St. Gavinus was a Christian martyr. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an epic poem connected with King Arthur's Round Table. Gavin also shares an origin with the Italian name Gavino, which dates back to ancient Latin. Saint Gavinus (San Gavino, Porto Torres, Sardinia) was an early Christian martyr, an ex–Roman centurion, decapitated in 300 AD and whose head was thrown in the Mediterranean sea before being reunited with his body.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GAVIN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gavin is ranked #2569 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gavin surname appeared 14,061 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Gavin.

    76.2% or 10,714 total occurrences were White.
    17.7% or 2,494 total occurrences were Black.
    3.3% or 467 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 211 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 114 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 60 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gavin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gavin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Gavin in a Sentence

  1. Ron Nehring:

    There were several recall attempts at Gavin Newsom earlier in Gavin Newsom term, but none of them really went anywhere until you had Covid, it was... the frustration with that erratic response that helped drive the recall to qualify.

  2. President Donald Trump:

    I don't know what California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Nobody does, the governors are supposed to do testing. It's up to them.

  3. Dan Schnur:

    This is the Covid election, and it has been from the beginning, it wouldn't exist without Covid, and assuming Gavin Newsom survives, it'll be because of Covid.

  4. Kimberlyn Schwartz:

    Despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s claim, the California bill is significantly different than the legal framework and enforcement mechanism of the life-saving Texas Heartbeat Act, this legislation adds a private cause of action for manufacturing or selling ‘ assault rifles, ’ or breaking other gun control laws, all of which are already criminal offenses in California.

  5. Major Williams:

    You have to look at who is actually in power, which is Governor Gavin Newsom, i think he’s definitely mishandled [the pandemic], and it’s just adding more ammunition and fuel to the recall that’s coming up.

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    • A. lank
    • B. tantamount
    • C. askant
    • D. naiant

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