Jovan

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jovan

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  • A submission from India says the name Jovan means "King" and is of Unknown origin.
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  1. A male given name, equivalent to John.

Notable Persons Named Jovan

Jovan Belcher was an athlete. Jovan was born on July 24th, 1987 in West Babylon, New York. He breathed his last breath on December 1st, 2012.

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Jibbs is a musician. His career lasted from 2006 to 2006. Jibbs was given the name Jovan Campbell on November 13th, 1990 in Chicago.

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He holds the title Prince of Duklja. He was most active from 1000 to 1016. Jovan was born as the child of List of rulers of Duklja in 990. Jovan is also known as Vladimir. He passed away on May 22nd, 1016.

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Jovan Kirovski is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Borussia Dortmund, SC Fortuna Köln, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Crystal Palace F.C., Birmingham City F.C., LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, United States men's national under-23 soccer team, and United States men's. Jovan was born on March 18th, 1976 in Escondido, California, United States.

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J. Stalin is a hip hop music, west coast hip hop, gangsta rap, and hyphy rapping and songwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. J. was given the name Jovan Smith on January 25th, 1987.

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Jovan Dučić was a writer. Jovan was born on February 17th, 1871 in Trebinje. They breathed their last breath on April 7th, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jovan

Slavitza Jovan is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Slavitza was born on December 28th, 1954 in Yugoslavia.

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He was most prominent from 1496 to 1502. He breathed his last breath on December 10th, 1502.

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Ilarion Ruvarac was a historian and orthodox priest. Ilarion was given the name Jovan on September 1st, 1832 in Sremska Mitrovica. He breathed his last breath on August 8th, 1905.

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Edwad Simon Jovan is an athlete for the Wau Salaam F.C.

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How popular is the baby name Jovan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 6 0 6
1970 8 0 8
1971 7 0 7
1972 5 0 5
1973 14 0 14
1974 25 8 17
1975 69 19 50
1976 162 34 128
1977 222 47 175
1978 251 63 188
1979 329 89 240
1980 293 75 218
1981 316 90 226
1982 313 86 227
1983 271 74 197
1984 261 69 192
1985 271 72 199
1986 285 58 227
1987 249 48 201
1988 263 33 230
1989 274 34 240
1990 299 34 265
1991 285 25 260
1992 281 24 257
1993 278 22 256
1994 240 12 228
1995 251 20 231
1996 200 8 192
1997 233 5 228
1998 277 7 270
1999 277 12 265
2000 260 0 260
2001 275 5 270
2002 222 0 222
2003 236 6 230
2004 247 0 247
2005 209 0 209
2006 239 0 239
2007 239 0 239
2008 236 0 236
2009 224 0 224
2010 190 0 190
2011 174 0 174
2012 161 0 161
2013 173 0 173
2014 170 0 170
2015 162 0 162
2016 140 0 140
2017 134 0 134

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Popularity of Jovan as a first name

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Popularity of Jovan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jovan U.S.
  White 69.03% 64.26%
  African American 9.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jovan

People with the last name Jovan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jovan

  • How Popular is the name Jovan? Jovan is the 2,474th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jovan was the 113,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jovan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,206 babies born with the first name Jovan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jovan to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jovan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jovan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jovan is Tuesday, May 29th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Jovan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jovan was in 1998 with a total of 270 babies.
  • Random Jovan Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jovan is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Jovan: Your name in reverse order is Navoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ajonv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jovan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 155 people with the last name Jovan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jovan? Jovan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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