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What does Donavon mean?

Donavon Pronunciation of Donavon [don-avon] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Donavon is "dark; brown-haired chieftain". Donavon is a version of Donovan (Irish, Gaelic): football player Donovan McNabb.

Associated with: dark, brown, chieftain (king).


Donavon has 5 variants: Donavan, Donevin, Donevon, Donoven and Donovon.

Creative forms:
(male) Denavon, Doavon, ..

(female) Donon, Donvon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Donavon Riley (D.R.), ..

How popular is Donavon?

Donavon is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Donavon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #967 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donavon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Donavon outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Donovan (#282 a year ago) and Donavan (#1661) are the popular varying forms of Donavon appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Donevon, are seldom used. These relations of Donavon were favored as birth names 12 years ago (median #652) and are somewhat less common today (#1314, 45%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donavon, Donavan, Donovan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Donavon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cleavon, Conlon, Dagon, Dajon, Dalon, Damon, Danon, Danton, Daron, Daven, Daveon, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyn, Davyon, Deacon, Deavon, Delavan, Delvon, Denison, Dervon, Devon, Doan, Dodgson, Dolan, Donahoe, Donahue, Donal, Donald, Donatien, Donato, Donatus, Donau, Donn, Donnan, Donohoe, Doran, Dorion, Doron, Dotson, Dottson, Dowan, Dowson, Dracon, Drakon, Draven, Dunston, Dunton, Glenavon, Javon, Jonathon, Jonson, Jovon, Lavon, London, Monkton, Navon, Ronson, Shavon, Tavon and Travon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donavon.

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