Javan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Gujarati, English, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu
Pronunciation: j(a)-van
Meaning: Greece
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What does Javan mean?

Javan means "Greece" and originates from Hebrew roots and is a derivation of the word "Ionian." Ionian were the earliest tribes that inhabitated the Ancient Greece. In Biblical narrative, Javan is mentioned as the son of Noah, believed to be the ancestor of the Greek people.

The name also carries a sense of geographic significance, as it is associated with Ionian Islands known for their breathtaking landscapes and are located off the coast of Greece.

How do I pronounce Javan?

j(a)-van is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Javan.

Variants of Javan


Names that rhyme with Javan

How popular is the name Javan?

Javan was a common name in United States. Over 3435 babies have been named Javan since 1916. When at the peak of its usage in 2004,. However after 96 years, the name is on free fall on the charts.

Javan is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 800. There are over 194 babies that have been given the name Javan in England and Wales.

But Javan is a popular baby name in Kenya where every 1 in 6000 have the name. As per our evaluation, over 20000 people has been named Javan globally.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Javan

You don't share the usual opinion of things and the ordinary life perspective. If your name ends with letter N, you are not an ordinary person. You believe life's to have fun. You are a daydreamer who can spend hours of wandering your imaginative world. You are always open to experience something new. You prefer originality and hard work instead of taking the easier road to success. People admire your endless hope that things will get better in the world and your courage to do what others avoid to do.

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  •  Ezriah means My Help aimed at both sexes is originated from Hebrew. Ezriah is derived from Ezri.
  •  Suzel means Lily is originated from Hebrew
  •  Sarie - Majorly used in English unheard-of, Sarie has origin in Hebrew, meaning of Sarie is "Happy, Pure and Noblewoman" is used for baby girls. Sarie is shortened form of Sarah.
  •  Daniek substantially is used in Dutch is a baby girl name, meaning of Daniek is "God is My Judge" has origin in Hebrew
  •  Danicka - Meaning of Danicka is Grain and Intelligent is used as a girl name which is principally used in Czech has origin in Hebrew. Danicka is short version of Dana.

Famous people named Javan

We could not find any notable namesake.


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