Jovan \j(o)-van\ as a boy's name is pronounced jo-VAHN. It is of Latin origin. Variant of Jove, from Jupiter (Latin) "the supreme God". Mythology: Jupiter was the supreme deity of Roman mythology, corresponding to the Greek Zeus. Some 20 saints have used the Latin form of the name, Jovanus. The Jovani variants may also be phonetic forms of Giovanni.
For more information, see also the related name John.