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Gender: Male Meaning of Novak: "new" Origin of Novak: Serbian

The name Novak is a boy's name of Serbian origin meaning "new". Novak and is often added to lists like Names That Mean New Beginnings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Tennis star Novak Djokovic introduced this new first name to the English-speaking world, though it had long been familiar as a surname. The celebrity Novak, one of the greatest tennis players of all time, might be an inspirational role model for a baby Novak. And the name Novak goes well with other stylish names that mean new, including Nova, Neo, and Nouvel.

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Famous People Named Novak

Novak Djokovic, Serbian tennis player
Kim Novak, American actress
Robert Novak, American conservative columnist and commentator, aka the Prince of Darkness.
Benjamin Joseph Manaly "B. J." Novak, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, author, producer, and director.

Pop Culture References for the name Novak

James "Jimmy" Novak, name of Castiel's vessel in television series "Supernatural"
Claire Novak, Jimmy's daughter from "Supernatural"
Casey Novak, Assistant District Attorney in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Lindsey Novak, engineer in Stargate: SG1