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Meaning and Name Origin

Ivana \i-va-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced ee-VAH-nah. It is of Czechoslovakian, Slavic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ivana is "God is gracious". Feminine of Ivan, from John. See also Evania. Ivana Trump, ex-wife of Donald Trump.


Ivana has 5 variants: Iva, Ivania, Ivanka, Ivanna and Ivanya.

For more information, see also related girl names Vania, Vanna and Jane.

Ivana has 5 more related variations via Evania: Evana, Evanna, Evanne, Evannie and Evanny.


Ivana is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2684 out of 4276, Top 63%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Ivana for girls. Ivana was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #852 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ivana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ivana outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ivana and associated names. Popular variation forms of Ivana ranked in the Top 1000 are Jane (#322 last year), Ivanna (#664), John and Iva. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with the versions Iva, John and Jane becoming less stylish. Ivanna (#664) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Iva, Ivana, Ivanna, Jane, John in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ivana is pronounced similarly to Aivana, Avana, Avani, Avania, Avena, Aviana, Evani, Evina and Ivonna. Other suggested similar baby names are Iana, Ilana, Ioana and Ivon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ivana.