Name Ivan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ivan


Ivan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ivan?

Ivan is a Slavic variant of the name John, which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name Ivan mean?

Ivan means “Yahweh is gracious” and “Yahweh is merciful” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Ivan

Variants of the name Ivan

Ifan Iván Iwan Yvan

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Popularity of the name Ivan

The name Ivan is ranked #1823 overall.

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