Cauã


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Tupi
Meaning: “hawk; vulture.”
(kow-WAHn)

The name is from an old Tupi word for hawk or vulture. Currently, Cauã is the 17th most popular male name in Brazil, (2010).

It is also the name of the Great Black Hawk of Brazil, the national bird.

The name is borne by Brazilian actor, Cauã Reymond (b.1980).

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