Donavan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Irish and Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Donavan d(o)-na-van
Meaning: Descendant of Donndubhán
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What does Donavan mean?

Illustrous Donavan is used specifically in English is rooted from Celtic and Old Irish, Donavan means "Descendant of Donndubhán" is a gender-neutral name . Donavan is variation of darling Donovan. Donovan is version of dominant and ceaseless Donald.

Especially used in Irish and English famed, Donovan is originated from Celtic and Old Irish, meaning of Donovan is "Descendant of Donndubhán Descendant of the Dark Brown One and Descendant of Donndubhán".

How do I pronounce Donavan?

d(o)-na-van is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Donavan.

Variants of Donavan

Donnavan, Donovan, Donald, Donnie, Domhnall, Dòmhnall, Donnye, Adonis, Donahue

How popular is the name Donavan?

Donavan used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1919 and over 7965 babies have been given the name in 99 years. When at its peak in 1999,.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 99 years. Donavan is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now since it isn't seen since 2008.

During its 28 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 boy names. Over 209 babies in France have been named Donavan.

Donavan is a common name in South Africa while somewhat familiar name in Jamaica, England, Namibia and Canada.

At least, 8000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Donavan in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Donavan

People hate your inconsistency and need for adrenaline every time things get too good to be true. You can't imagine enjoying a normal life like many people do. When it comes to love, you easily get tired of being with one person only. Taking into consideration your communication skills and charisma, you won't have a problem to attract attention and spread awareness. Harmony and balance matter to you.

Other names similar to Donavan, for soon-to-be-parents

  •  Delma - Pleasing and Venerable unisex name Delma has origin in Celtic and Germanic, notably used in Irish and English languages, meaning of Delma is "Ever Good, Resistant and Beautiful". Delma is a short of Fidelma.
  •  Mailys has its origin in Celtic and Old Irish, Mailys means "Lord or Prince" used as a baby girl name is used in Breton and French
  •  Aleen - Illustrous and All time favorite Aleens origin is Old French and Slavonic is used as a baby girl name which is majorly used in Norwegian and English, meaning of Aleen is "Shining"
  •  Terra - The widespread unisex name Terra means "Land or Earth" which is rooted from Latin and Old Greek is notably used in Hindi and English
  •  Gwenvel - Meaning of Gwenvel is Chief, Happy or Prince or White is originated from Celtic

Sibling Names for Donavan

Looking for the perfect sibling names to match your little one named Donavan? Look no further! We've compiled a list of names that complement Donavan's unique style and charm, whether you're looking for classic or modern options. Check out our top picks below!

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Famous people named Donavan

  • Donavan Mitchem, American
  • Donavan Freberg, American photographer, advertising creative
  • Donavan Darius in The House That Jack Broke as Actor


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
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