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Boy Name: Jovan

Name: Jovan
Pronunciation: \j(o)-van\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Related Names: John
Sounds Like: Javan, Jevan, Jivan
Variant forms: Jeovani, Jeovanni, Jeovany, Jovani, Jovann, Jovanni, Jovanny, Jovany, Jove, Jovi, Jovin, Jovito, Jovon

Description

Jovan \j(o)-van\ as a boy's name is pronounced jo-VAHN. It is of Latin origin. Variant of Jove, from Jupiter (Latin) "the supreme God". Mythology: Jupiter was the supreme deity of Roman mythology, corresponding to the Greek Zeus. Some 20 saints have used the Latin form of the name, Jovanus. The Jovani variants may also be phonetic forms of Giovanni.

Jovan has 13 variant forms: Jeovani, Jeovanni, Jeovany, Jovani, Jovann, Jovanni, Jovanny, Jovany, Jove, Jovi, Jovin, Jovito and Jovon.

For more information, see also the related name John.

Baby names that sound like Jovan are Javan, Jevan and Jivan.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Jovan.

Popularity

Jovan is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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