Meaning and origin
Jovan is a Latin boy name. The meaning of the name is `Majestic `.
Where is it used? The name Jovan is mainly used in Serbian.
How do they say it elsewhere? Evan (In Welsh and in English) Iefan (In Welsh) Ieuan (In Welsh) Ifan (In Welsh) SiŰn (In Welsh) Jon (In Swedish and in Icelandic) Juan (In Spanish) Janez (In Slovene) Ian (In Scottish and in English) Iain (In Scottish) Ivan (In Russian, Czech, Serbian and in Croatian) Ioann (In Russian) Ioan (In Romanian and in Bulgarian) Jo„o (In Portuguese) Iwan (In Polish) Ean (In Manx) Jonas (In Lithuanian) Janis (In Latvian) Eoin (In Irish and in Scottish) Sean (In Irish) JŠnos (In Hungarian) Keoni (In Hawaiian) Ioannes (In Greek) Ioannis (In Greek) Yannis (In Greek) XoŠn (In Galician) Jani (In Finnish and in Hungarian) Hannu (In Finnish) Jouni (In Finnish) Juha (In Finnish) Juho (In Finnish) Jussi (In Finnish) Jukka (In Finnish) Juhani (In Finnish) Juhana (In Finnish) Joni (In Finnish) Johano (In Esperanto) John (In English and in the bible) Johnny (In English) Jan (In Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech and in Polish) Jens (In Danish) Jowan (In Cornish) Joan (In Catalan) Yann (In Breton and in French) Yehochanan (In the bible (Original)) Ion (In Basque and in Romanian)
For the opposite sex use: In Romanian and in Bulgarian: Ioana (F) In Romanian: Ionela (F) In Italian: Giovanna (F) In English: Jonie (F) In English: Jonelle (F) In English: Jan (F) In English: Johnnie (B) In Dutch, Polish and in Czech: Jana (F)
See also In Romanian: Iancu (M) In Romanian: Ionel (M) In Norwegian and in English: Jonette (F) In German, Dutch, Scandinavian and in Late Roman: Johannes (M) In Esperanto: Jochjo (M) In English: Hank (M) In English: Jack (M) In English: Johnie (M)
What Jovan`s say about their name
The best thing about the name Jovan: It's two syllables, it's easy for other people to spell, and relatively easy for others to understand and remember.
The worst thing about the name: Some people in some parts of the world can't get it right, and end up pronouncing it as Jovon
If my name wasn`t Jovan....: It wouldn't be me, someone who is unique.
Jovan appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 857.. 1980 was a `top year` for the name Jovan. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #583. The last time Jovan appeared among the most common names was in 1980. Our records go back to 1880