Goran is a pre-Christian Slavic male name, and the meaning of Goran is 'highlander' or a 'mountain man' or 'someone who lives in the mountains'. Goran, in other words, implies someone who values life in the hills. In southern Slavic countries such as Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, it is used. It is a common Kurdish name. It is used by the people of Kurdistan and Kurdish people worldwide. In Swedish, Goran is a form of the name George, meaning 'farmer'. In Galien and Scottish, the name means 'Hero'. According to Old English and Gaelic origin, the meaning of the name Gordan is 'large fortification'. In the early 20th century, it was popularized by the Croatian poet Ivan Goran Kovacic. Boys named Goran are believed to be individualistic and independent, showing characteristics of leadership and drive. Goran Karan is a renowned person named Goran. He was a Croatian pop singer. The song became popular around 1933, but its popularity has declined ever since.