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What does Jovana mean?

Jovana Pronunciation of Jovana as a girls' name is pronounced hoh-VAH-nah, joh-VAH-nah. It is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Jovana is "God is gracious; father". Feminine of Jovan, which can be either from John, or Jove, the Roman Jupiter. A saint's name. Also form of Giovanna.


ASSOCIATED WITH gracious, roman, saint


VARIANTS Jeovanna, Jovanna, Jovena, Jovina, Jovita



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How popular is Jovana?

Jovana is an unusual given name for females. Jovana is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jovana entered the list in 1993 and reached its highest position of #1133 in the U.S. in 2001, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jovana are Giovanna (#837 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), John, Jovan, Jovanna and Jovita. These relations of Jovana were popular as birth names 17 years ago and are now much less widespread, with forms such as John falling out of fashion. Giovanna is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jovana, Giovanna, John, Jovan, Jovanna, Jovita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jovana is pronounced similarly to Geovana, Geovanna, Giovana, Javona and Jeovana. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aivana, Avana, Devana, Evana, Hosana, Ioana, Iolana, Ivana, Jana, Jeana, Jiana, Jilana, Joan, Joana, Joane, Joann, Joanna, Jobina, Jobyna, Joeann, Joeanna, Johana, Johanna, Johna, Johnna, Jolan, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolanna, Jolanta, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Jona, Jonina, Jonna, Jordana, Jorjana, Josana, Josanna, Josina, Jovanne, Joyann, Joyanna, Juana, Jumana, Levana, Livana, Lovina, Moana, Nolana, Roana, Rohana, Romana, Rosana, Roxana, Savana, Solana, Yoana and Zorana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jovana.

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