"rough little one"

Garvan Origin and Meaning

The name Garvan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "rough little one".

Irish surname derived from the name Gairbhín, a diminutive of garbh, "rough". It's barely been used as a first name, but could be a similar-yet-different alternative to names like Nolan and Sullivan.

Famous People Named Garvan

  • Garvan McCarthyIrish hurler