Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יָוָן(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JAY-vən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "Greece" in Hebrew, possibly related to Ion 2. In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Noah and the ancestor of the Greek peoples.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesYawan(Biblical Hebrew)
User SubmissionJa'van



Entry updated December 8, 2017