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Name Donovan

Meaning:descendant of DonndubhánTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Irish
US 2015 rank:#282     ... 280:Cesar, 281:Titus, 282:Donovan, 283:Manuel, 284:Mario ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Donavan, Donavon     Details
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About Donovan, the group of names with the same origin as Donovan

Meaning/translation:descendant of Donndubhán
Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin:from an Irish family name Ó Donnabhain which means descendant of Donndubhán
 the given name Donndubhán can be interpreted as the little dark-brown one
Words:donn = brown  Old Irish
 dubh = dark, black  Old Irish
Topics:Family name
Variants' top ranks:176:Donovan USA 2003,  659:Donavan USA 1999,  965:Donavon USA 1993
Name variants:Donavan, Donavon, Donovan   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
France 2002 200
Switzerland 1997 532
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 1961990-1999 251,  1980-1989 414
USA yearlyGraph2015 282,  2014 284,  2013 281,  2012 275,  2011 254,  2010 218,  2009 215,  2008 214,  2007 197,  2006 198,  2005 185,  2004 187,  2003 1762002 191,  2001 211,  2000 206,  1999 210,  1998 209,  1997 213,  1996 246,  1995 260,  1994 261,  1993 249
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