Gender Masculine
Scripts Горан(Serbian, Macedonian, Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. GO-ran(Croatian, Serbian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "mountain man", derived from South Slavic gora meaning "mountain". It was popularized by the Croatian poet Ivan Goran Kovačić (1913-1943), who got his middle name because of the mountain town where he was born.

Related Names

Feminine FormsGoranka(Croatian) Goranka(Serbian) Gorica(Macedonian)
Surname DescendantGoranov(Bulgarian)
Same SpellingGöran, Gøran
User SubmissionGorán


People think this name is

formal   natural   wholesome   strong   rough   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Croatia: February 5
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Croatia: March 26
Croatia: July 7


Entry updated April 16, 2019