What does Ivan mean?
Ivan /ivan/ as a boys' name is pronounced ee-VAHN, EYE-van. It is of Russian, Slavic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ivan is "God is gracious".
Affiliated boy name: Vanya.
Ivan▲ has 28 more relations via John: Ean▲, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Hans▼, Iain, Ian▲, Ivann, Jan▼, Jean▼, Jehan, Jian, Joao, Johan▲, Jon▼, Jovan, Juan, Juwan▼, Sean▼, Seann, Shane▼, Shaun▼, Shawn▼ and Zane▲.
Ivan has 1 feminine form: Ivana.Kreatif forms:
(male) Inan, Irvan, ..
(female) Ivange, Ivanne, ..
How popular is Ivan?
Ivan is a very popular first name for males (#272 out of 1220, Top 22%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#17660 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Ivan for boys. Ivan reached its apex position of #113 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #132 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ivan and associated names. Ean (#997 in recent rankings), Eian (#1680), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan (#1174), Gian (#1383), Hans (#1315), Iain, Ian (#77), Jan (#1787), Jean (#1063), Joao, Johan (#579), John (#26), Jon (#675), Jovan (#1122), Juan (#98), Juwan, Sean (#193), Shane (#277), Shaun (#742), Shawn (#323) and Zane (#224) are the popular variation forms of Ivan (#132 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ivann, are uncommon. These relations of Ivan were popular during 1880-1889 (average #1573) and are now much less conventional (#913, 76% less usage), with forms like Shawn becoming less trendy. John is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Johan appears to be getting popular too.
Ivan▲ is alike in pronunciation to Avon, Evann, Even, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Iven, Ivon and Yvon. Other recommended names are Adan▲, Alan▼, Alvan, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Dan▼, Dean, Devan▼, Eban, Edan, Egan, Elan, Eman, Eran, Etan, Fran, Gavan, Han, Idan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ihab, Ihsan, Ilan, Ilar, Ilon, Imad, Iman, Imani, Inman, Irven, Irvin▼, Irvyn, Isa, Isac, Isak, Isam, Istvan, Itai, Ivair, Ivar, Ive, Ives, Ivor, Iyar, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Kavan, Kevan, Khan, Man, Nevan, Oran▼, Rian, Roan, Ryan▼, Shan, Stan▼, Tan, Tevan, Twan and Zan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ivan.