No. Of Syllables:3
No. Of Letters:7
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Donovan is "dark".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "descendant of Donndubhan".
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Donovan is a variant spelling of Donavan.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Donovan McNabb.
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Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.
Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.