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: Ioivan, Ivaniah, Ivanio. [more]
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), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan, Hans, Iain, Ian (#77), Jan, Jean, Johan (#579), John (#26), Jon (#675), Jovan, 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 1000. Other forms, like Seann, are uncommon. These relations of Ivan were popular during 1980-1989 (average #476) and are somewhat less conventional today (#590, 21.8% less), with forms like Hans becoming less trendy. John is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Shane appears to be getting popular too.
Thinking of names?
Ivan is alike in pronunciation to Avon, Evann, Even, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Iven, Ivon and Yvon. Other recommended similar baby 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.