Govan (disambiguation)

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Govan is a district in Glasgow, Scotland. "Govan" may also refer to:


Given name[edit]

  • St Govan (died 586), Irish monk in Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Govan Hinds, contestant in Big Brother in the UK
  • Govan Mbeki (1910–2001), South African politician, father of Thabo Mbeki


  • Alex Govan (born 1929), Scottish footballer
  • Andrew R. Govan (1794–1841), U.S. Representative from South Carolina
  • Daniel Govan (1829–1911), American Confederate general
  • Gerald Govan (born 1942), American basketball player
  • Guthrie Govan (born 1971), English guitarist, brother of Seth
  • James Govan (1949–2014), American R&B soul singer
  • James Govan (cricketer) (born 1966), Scottish cricketer
  • Jock Govan (1923–1999), Scottish footballer
  • John George Govan (1861–1927), Scottish businessman and evangelist, father of Sheena
  • Michael Govan (born 1963), director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Sheena Govan (1912–1967), spiritual teacher, daughter of John George Govan
  • Tommy Govan, Scottish football full back during the 1950s and 1960s
  • William Govan (1623–1661), Scottish officer who fought for the Covenanters during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms


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