For other uses, see Garvin (disambiguation).
Family name
Meaning "rough or cruel fate"
Region of origin Ireland; Scotland
Language(s) of origin Gaelic
Related names Garvey, Garvine, Garven, Garavin, Garvan, Girvin, Girwin, Garbhán (also with 'Mac' and 'O' prefixes)
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons[1]

Garvin is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:


Given name:

Fictional characters:


  1. "Campbell Garvin Meaning and Distribution". Retrieved 21 January 2014
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