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What does Ifan mean?

Ifan Pronunciation of Ifan [ifan] as a name for boys. Ifan means "God is gracious". Ifan is an alternate form of Ieuan (Welsh, Hebrew): form of John. Ifan is also a variation of Ivan (Russian, Slavic, Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Ifan has 1 variant: Iefan.

2 more related forms via Ieuan, Ivan: Ivano and Iwan.

Creative forms:
(male) Ifin, Inan, ..

(female) Ifian, Ifin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ifan Jordi (I.J.), ..

How popular is Ifan?

Ifan is an uncommon given name for men. Ifan is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ivan (#138 the previous year) is the only popular variation form of Ifan (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Ifan was at the peak of its popularity in the year 2004 (usage of 0.17%) and has remained as popular to this day (usage 0.16%, down 8.5%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ifan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adan, Alan, Aman, Aran, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Dan, Dean, Doan, Ean, Eban, Edan, Efran, Egan, Eian, Elan, Eman, Eran, Etan, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Fran, Gian, Gyan, Han, Iain, Ian, Idan, Ifor, Ihab, Ihsan, Ilan, Ilar, Ilon, Imad, Iman, Imani, Inar, Inman, Ion, Ira, Isa, Isac, Isak, Isam, Itai, Ivann, Ivar, Iven, Ivon, Iyar, Izak, Jan, Jean, Jian, Juan, Kean, Khan, Kian, Man, Oran, Rian, Roan, Ryan, Sean, Shan, Stan, Tan, Twan, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ifan.

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