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Jovan is a baby boy’s name of Latin and Slavic origin. Jovan means “Jove-like” in Latin, referring to the Roman deity Jove or Jupiter. Jovan is also the Slavic from the Hebrew name John and means “God is gracious”. Jovan was most popular in the 1970s and 80s and disappeared from the top 1000 names in 2009.

Meaning of the name Jovan:

Slavic: God is gracious
Latin: Jove-like

Origin of the name Jovan:

Jovan is a baby boy’s name of Slavic and Latin origin. Jovan is the Slavic version of the name John and means “God is gracious”. Jovan means “Jove-like” in Latin and refers to the chief Roman deity, Jove.

Symbolism of the name Jovan:

Jove is the king of the gods in Roman mythology. Jove was symbolized by thunder and lightning, the skies, and eagles.

Baby name Jovan


Style of the name Jovan:


Gender of the name Jovan:

Jovan is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Jovan:

JO-ban, JO-vun

Number of syllables in the name Jovan:


Emotion evoked from the name Jovan:

Jovan evokes feelings of strength and pride.

Alternative spellings for the name Jovan:

Joban, Jobahn, Jovahn, Joven

Nicknames for the name Jovan:

Popularity of the name Jovan:

According to the Social Security Administration, Jovan is a popular baby boy’s name. Jovan was in the top 1000 baby names from 1976 to 2009. It peaked at #554 in 1979.

Related names for the name Jovan:

Great middle names for the name Jovan and their meanings:

  • Milo (soldier, merciful)
  • Magnus (greatest)
  • Callum (dove)
  • Rhys (ardor)
  • Lachlan (from the fjord-land)
  • Emrys (immortal)
  • Cillian (war strife, church)
  • Hugh (mind, intellect)

Famous people with the name Jovan:

  • Jovan Campbell (American rapper)
  • Jovan Perisic (Serbian singer)
  • Jovan Stefanovic (Serbian footballer)
  • Jovan Acimovic (Serbian football player)
  • Jovan Belcher (American football player)

Jovan in popular culture:

  • Jovan (literature, “Caraval” series by Stephanie Garber)
  • Jovan (video games, “The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons”)
  • Jovan Myovic (television, “24”)
  • Jovan Hope (video games, “Wizard101”)
  • Jovan (video game, “BIONICLEsector01”)
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