What does Ivana mean?
Ivana /iva-na/ [3 sylls.] 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".
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, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Ivana are Jane (#322 last year), Ivanna (#664), John and Iva. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.496%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2028%, ▼59.1%), with the versions Iva, John and Jane becoming less stylish. Ivanna (#664) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ivana and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
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.