What does Javan mean?
Javan /ja-van/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Javan and affiliated names. Jayvon is the only prominent related form of Javan (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in 2007 (usage of 0.051%) and has become less since. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Javan is pronounced similarly to Javon▼, Jeavan, Jeaven, Jeavin, Jevan, Jeven, Jevin, Jevon▼, Jevvan, Jivan, Jovan▼, Jovann, Jovin and Jovon. Other suggested similar baby names are Cavan, Gavan, Jabin, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Jovani▼, Jovany, Kavan and Lavan. Like Javan, these names are not commonly used.