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


Iwan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Iwan?

Iwan is a Slavic variant of the biblical name John or Johannes. Iwan is also a modern Welsh form of the Old Welsh name Ieuan, which derived from John as well.

What does the name Iwan mean?

Iwan 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 Iwan

Variants of the name Iwan

Ifan Ivan Iván Yvan

Popularity of the name Iwan

The name Iwan is ranked #4902 overall.

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