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The first name 

Javon is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

Javon is a common name for boys.

The name Javon isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all boys names, Javon ranks 808. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn boys, approximately 1 were named Javon. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Javon.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Javon -
special, but at home in many states

You may not know anyone named Javon, but there’s a good chance you live in the same state as someone with that name. In fact, 38 states are home to men and boys named Javon. (To be fair, a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s entirely possible that there are still a few men and boys named Javon living in one state or another. If your name is Javon and you live outside of the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can refine our statistics even further). And while the first name is present in many states, it is still not one of the popular ones. In Florida, which has the most people named Javon relative to the population, you still have to ask 3,443 men and boys their names before you hear Javon as an answer just once.

Javon has 5 letters 
and begins with a J

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter J is the most popular first letter for boys’ names. 10.1% of all common boys’ names in the US start with this letter. The second most common first letter in boys’ names is A.

With five letters, the name Javon is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 10.1% of all boys’ names start with a J, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And, by the way, of all the boys’ names that begin with the letter J, the name James is the most common.

Other names with 
J, a, v, o and n

If you take all the letters in the name Javon – J, a, v, o and n – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Jovan.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Javon

If your name is Javon and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Javon

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Javon, you can simply say:






This is how the name Javon is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Javon in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Javon

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Javon is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Javon

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Javon sounds like this: