What does Goran mean?
Goran /gor-an/ as a boys' name is of Slavic and Swedish origin, and the meaning of Goran is "mountain; farmer". Made famous by Croatian poet Ivan Goran Kovacic (20th century), who was born in Lukovdol, in a mountainous (gora) region of western Croatia, from which his middle name was derived. Göran or Jöran (see Joran) is also the Swedish form of George.
Goran has 23 different relations via George, Joran: Georas, Geordi, Georg, Georgi, Georgy, Giorgi, Gyorgy, Joran, Jorck, Jordi▼, Jorg, Jorgan, Jorge▲, Jorgen, Jorian, Joris, Jorn, Joron, Jory, Jurian, Orjan, Seoras and Yorik.Kreatif forms: Gayran, Gogran. [more]
How popular is Goran?
Goran is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Goran and corresponding names. George (#134 from recent data), Jorge (#207), Jory and Jordi are the popular alternative forms of Goran (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Goran was common in 1999 (median #493) and is almost as conventional today (#585, down 18.1%). George is a perennial favorite, although Jorge appears to be gaining favor too, while Jordi has become less popular. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
Goran is pronounced similarly to Garan, Garen, Garin, Garion, Garon, Garran, Garren, Garrin, Garron, Garwen, Garwin, Garwyn, Goren, Gorin, Gorren, Gorrin, Gurion and Guryon. Other suggested similar baby names are Aaran, Aran, Arran, Colan, Conan, Cowan, Coyan, Cyran, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dorian▲, Dorran, Dowan, Duran, Eran, Fran, Gahan, Garvan, Gavan, Gawan, Gehan, Geron, Gian, Gjorn, Gobban, Godin, Gopal, Gorav, Gordan, Gorham, Gorman, Gorten, Gourav, Gram, Grant, Hogan, Jordan▲, Jovan▼, Kiran, Kyran, Logan▲, Loran, Lorcan, Morgan▼, Norman▼, Odran, Oran▼, Orran, Rogan, Roman▲, Ronan▲, Rowan▲, Royan, Teran, Toran and Torean. These names tend to be more frequently used than Goran.