Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:God is gracious
Jowan is a Cornish version of John, deriving from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning “God is gracious.” This name forms one of the largest etymological name roots, with over 500 variants, both male and female. These include Jon, Johannes, Johanna, Joan, Jane, Seán, Jean, Jeanne, and many more. Most commonly found in Cornwall, England, Jowan is a lovely, lesser-known alternative to some of the more popular variants of this name.
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