What does Ivana mean?
Ivana /iva-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".
(female) Ivain, Ivane, ..
(male) Ivain, Ivaini, ..
How popular is Ivana?
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, and is at #1401 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Ivana (#1401 last year) are Jane (#322 last year), Ivanna (#664), Vania, John and Iva. Usage of these forms of Ivana was common during 1940-1949 (median #1170) and has become much lower since (#1397, ▼84%). Jane is the clear favorite, though Ivanna has gained in usage over time, while forms like Jane used to be popular.
Ivana is pronounced similarly to Aivana, Aivanna, Avana, Avani, Avania, Avannia, Avena, Aviana▲, Avianna▲, Evani, Evina, Evonna, Evony, Ivonna and Yvonna. Other suggested similar names are Alana▲, Brana, Chana▲, Dana▼, Deana▼, Devana, Dhana, Dwana, Dyana, Dzana, Edana, Elana, Etana, Flana, Gana, Hana▲, Iana, Ianna, Iara, Idania, Ilana, Ilane, Ilena, Ina▼, Inaya, Ioana, Iolana, Iona▼, Irayna, Iriana, Irina, Irvina, Iryna, Ishana, Ivancka, Ivon, Jiana, Joana▼, Juana, Keana, Kiana▼, Leana, Levana, Liana▲, Livana, Luana, Nana, Osana, Qiana, Rana, Riana, Roana, Ryana, Savana▼, Seana, Shana▼, Siana, Tiana, Yana and Yoana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ivana.