• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Little Brown One

What is the meaning of the name Donovan?

The name Donovan is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means Little Brown One.

From the Irish surname Donnabhain, a diminutive/nickname for someone with darker skin or wore brown.

Donovan, singer. Donovan Bailey, the first man to run the 100 meters in less than 10 seconds (without steroids).

Different Spellings of the name Donovan:

Donavan, Donevan

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Declan, Dominic, Benjamin, Liam, Isaac, Elijah, Gavin, Charlotte, Genevieve, Evelyn, Audrey, Scarlett, Violet, Chloe

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