What does Javan mean?
Javan /ja-van/ as a boys' name is pronounced JAY-van. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Javan is "Ionian". Biblical: the grandson of Noah who settled in the islands and coast lands of the Mediterranean. He's identified as the ancestor of the ancient Greeks.
(male) Jayvan, Juvan, ..
(female) Javanne, Javannoah, ..
How popular is Javan?
Javan is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#118954 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Javan for boys. Javan was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1115 in the U.S. in the year 2004, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Javan and affiliated names. Jayven (#1586 via latest list) and Jayvon (#1624) are the prominent related forms of Javan rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Javan was well-received among parents 5 years ago (average #1375) and is somewhat less today (#1736, ▼49.5%).
Javan is pronounced similarly to Giovan, Javaughn, Javon, Jeavan, Jeaven, Jeavin, Jevan, Jeven, Jevin, Jevon▼, Jevvan, Jevven, Jevvin, Jevvyn, Jivan, Jovan, Jovann, Jovin and Jovon. Other suggested similar names are Aaran, Bevan, Cadan, Cavan, Dagan, Dalan, Daran, Devan▼, Eagan, Eaman, Evan▲, Galan, Galvan, Garan, Gavan, Gawan, Hagan, Hakan, Jaap, Jabin, Jacan, Jada, Jafar, Jahan, Jalal, Jalan, Jalon, Jamal▼, Jamar, Janak, Janan, Jaran, Jaray, Jarman, Jarran, Jasin, Javi, Jaxon▲, Jayar, Jean▼, Jehan, Jian, Joran, Jovani▲, Jovany, Juan, Juwan▼, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Lavan, Naman, Sagan, Sajan and Taran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Javan.