Donovan: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Of Irish origin, meaning “dark.” Also ends in “van” — which is what children force you to buy, somewhere along the line. The sooner you accept the end of vehicular coolness, the better off you’ll be.


Don, Dono, Donnie, Van.

Famous people named Donovan:

Singer-songwriter Donovan Leitch; football players Donovan McNabb, Donovan Warren, and Donovan Woods; actor Donovan Patton.

Fun fact:

Donovan, Illinois is a village with a booming population of under 500 people.

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