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Pronunciation

dɑnəvən

Origin

English, Irish

Meaning

A handsome name that in Ireland was given to little chestnut-haired boys, 'don' meaning the color 'chestnut'. This is one of the first Irish boys’ names to become popular outside of Ireland, making it today both well-known and much-loved all over the world. It’s associated with good old wholesomeness and is a name with an overwhelmingly charming personality.

Rank in the year 2015

Donovan was ranked #531 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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