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Donovan

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Meaning and origin
Donovan is a Celtic boy name. The meaning of the name is `dark warrior `.


Where is it used?
The name Donovan is mainly used in Irish.

What Donovan`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    Its Mysterious. It Fits Me.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People Call Jonathan
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    It'd Be Ashton
    Extra information:
  2. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    I suck
    The worst thing about the name:
    I still suck
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    Alexis the girls name
    Extra information:
    Alexis is so Hawt wanna marryher
  3. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    I suck
    The worst thing about the name:
    I still suck
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    Alexis the girls name
    Extra information:
    Alexis is so Hawthorne I wanna marrY her
  4. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    It makes me feel a lot different than others.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Some people make fun of my name which isn't cool.
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    I would call myself Skullbash. Period.
    Extra information:
    I am a one of a kind in my family.
  5. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    It's a strong name. Look at the athletes with my name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call me Jonathan, Don, ,etc.
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    Owen, Benjamin, Camden, Jake
    Extra information:
    I love my name! I'm 9 and it will always suit me!
  6. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    WEINERS
    The worst thing about the name:
    WEINERS
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    WEINERS
    Extra information:
    WEINERS
  7. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    It's one sexy name. Very strong.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Mistaken for donohue alot... also gets pronounced dunnavin alot
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    it would be vaughan
    Extra information:
    a lot of good nicknames like donny, or dunbar
  8. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    It's unusual. And it fits me.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Constantly being called Dominic, Donahew or Dillan
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    It would be something else I suppose.
    Extra information:
    It's not Dono, Don or Certainly not Donny! It's DONOVAN.
  9. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    A sense of pride in the strong meaning and intellectual sound of my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Misspelling of the name is quite common. Even my adopted father spells it wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    I'd choose Gareth over anything else. My parents would have chosen James or Michael.
    Extra information:
    It's lucky that I'm dark. And I have a warrior's inner strength. Donovan's meaning makes sense that way.
  10. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    Great complimens on my name, and it is ordinary.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People try to shorten it to Donny, Don, Donald and that makes me upset.
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    I love my name, I just wish people would say it right all the time.
    Extra information:
    People need to be nice and say my name right.
  11. The best thing about the name Donovan:
    Good strong name, lots of compliments on my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    People try to shorten it to Don or say Donald and I have to correct them to Donovan
    If my name wasn`t Donovan....:
    Really like my name
    Extra information:


More `Donovan` links
Donovan as abbreviation
Actors named Donovan
Donovan in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Donovan

Donovan appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 198.. 2003 was a `top year` for the name Donovan. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #176. The last time Donovan appeared among the most common names was in 1900. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007198
2006198
2005185
2004187
2003176
2002191
2001211
2000206
1999210
1998208
1997213
1996246
1995260
1994261
1993251
1992243
1991256
1990299
1980450
1970365
1960878
1950719
1940666
1930638
1920878
1910---
1900984
1890---
1880---


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Donovan
Meaning Dark warrior! Thank you Mamma for giving me such a beautiful name. I ♥u for this RIP MY SWEET ANGEL
Donovan B.
I agree with you Donovan. It is annoying when people pronounce my name wrong or mistake it for something else. :)


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