Ancient Sanskrit word Yavan (Sanskrit यवन) literally means quick and swift. Yavan also refers to mixing or mingling.
Reference of Yavan is found in Epics like Manu-Smiriti, Mahabharata, Gautam-Dharma-Shastra (गौतम-धर्म-शास्त्र), Purans and Nyayamala-Vistaar (न्यायमाला-विस्तर).
Yavan has different meanings in different context. Yavan refers to keeping away, averting, quick and swift, wheat, carrot, olibanum, curtain or a salt from saline soil.
Reference of this name is found in Nyayamala-Vistar where it refers to mixing or mingling, especially with water.
Yavan found to be referenced in Mahabharata and Manu-Smirit as a Greek astrologer.
Yavan is not a very popular name. Yavan is not popular either in USA or India. This name is used by only a few people as the name of their children in India.
Boy name Yavan derived from Sanskrit word yavan, so it has mythological reference. Yavan is a short and rare name.
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