Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יָוָן(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈd͡ʒeɪ.vən/(English)  [key·simplify]

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 SubmissionsJa'van, Javan


People think this name is

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Entry updated December 8, 2017