Shivan name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shivan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Shivan

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Canada says the name Shivan means "shepherd" and is of Kurdish origin.
  2. A submission from Turkey says the name Shivan means "Shepherd in Kurdish. In Arabic 'shwan' also means shepherd" and is of Kurdish origin.
  3. A submission from Germany says the name Shivan means "shepherd in kurdish that is in fact true" and is of Kurdish origin.
  4. According to a user from Sweden, the name Shivan is of Kurdish origin and means "Shepherd in Kurdish".
  5. According to a user from Uganda, the name Shivan means "destroyer".
  6. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Shivan means "God Shiva" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  7. A user from Uganda says the name Shivan is of Turkish origin and means "Gracious, it also means charming and dazzle".
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Notable Persons Named Shivan

Notable Persons Named Shivan

Shivan Qaderi

He died in 2005.

Shivan Kumar

Shivan Kumar is an athlete for the Nadroga F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shivan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shivan

Vignesh Shivan

Vignesh Shivan is a director, actor, and lyric writer. His ongoing career started in 2012. Vignesh was born on September 18th, 1985 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Fun Facts about the name Shivan

  • How Popular is the name Shivan? Shivan is the 31,527th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shivan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 152 babies born with the first name Shivan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shivan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shivan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shivan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shivan is Sunday, August 12th, 1945.
  • What year had the most people named Shivan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shivan was in 2002 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shivan: The name spelled backwards is Navihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nvihsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Shivan name meaning

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