Donovan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Donovan

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.

Nicknames:

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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