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Ivan Name Meaning

Ivan meaning

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Ivan

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Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of Ivan :

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Pronounciation
of Name Ivan :
/ee-VAHN/ or /IE-vən/
Etymology
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History
of Name Ivan :
Popular In :
Bulgaria, Russia, Serbia, Croatia, Belarus, Montenegro, New Mexico, and Ukraine
Information about the
Name of Ivan :
When people hear Ivan, they basically think of Russia (same as when Juan is to Spain). However, in America, the popularity of the name Ivan can be attributed to Spanish-speaking countries adopting the name. Thus, some people in the continent think the name is of Spanish origin.
Famous People with
Name Ivan :
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian writer who wrote short stories, novels and plays. His remarkable works include "A Sportsman's Sketches" and "Fathers and Sons." Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was a physiologist of Russian descent known for his research on the physiology of digestion that led to the development of the first experimental model of learning, classical conditioning. Ivan Lendl is a former world no. 1 professional tennis player. He has been described as one of the greatest players of all time.
Variant Names of Ivan:

Ifan, Ivanhoe, Ivano, Iwan, Ifan, Ivanhoe, Ivano And Iwan

Ioann (Russian), Jovan (Serbian), Ivica (Slavic), Ieuan (Welsh), Iwan (Polish), John (English and Hebrew), Yoan (Bulgarian), Jovan (Macedonian)

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Popularity Rank :

Ivan name was top ranked at 203 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 138 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Ivan has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 544 position. 124098 numbers of people were named Ivan so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Ivan

Ivan Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with name Ivan desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with Ivan having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology

More About Name : Ivan

  • This Russian form of John was the name of four rulers of Russia, including 'Ivan the Terrible', who was the first monarch to be called a 'tsar'. Ivan was also the codename given to 'Tsar Bomba', the largest nuclear bomb ever detonated, developed by the Russians.

  • A Russian name, Ivan is a cognate of John (God is gracious), which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes and the Ecclesiastic Greek Iōannes, derivatives of the Hebrew yōhānān, a contraction of yehōhānān, (Yahweh is gracious).

  • A Russian name, Ivan is a cognate of John (God is gracious), which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes and the Ecclesiastic Greek I?annes, derivatives of the Hebrew y?h?n?n, a contraction of yeh?h?n?n, (Yahweh is gracious).

  • Ivan name was borne from the six rulers of Russia, notably Ivan III and Ivan IV.

Name Analysis of Ivan

Character Analysis of Ivan : Persons with the name Ivan, are generally willing to make sacrifices for those less fortunate than themselves. They are intelligent, dependable, deep thinkers and fighters for justice and just causes. They work well with others and feel most comfortable within themselves when they are able to be of help to others and/or give their time and efforts to humanitarian causes.

Love Life of Ivan : Persons like to have sex with only one person, and always the same.

Name Letter Analysis of Ivan

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

V : Persons are a seer and have great intuition

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Ivan

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Ivan is Mesh and Moon sign associated with the name Ivan is Aries.

The name Ivan has Fire element. Mars is the Ruling Planet for the name Ivan . The name Ivan having moon sign as Aries is represented by The Ram and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Ivan are energetic, courageous and determined.

Other name options, having Aries moon sign are name starting with : Chu, Cho, La, Che,Lee, Lu, Le, Lo,Li, A, I,Ee.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Ivan

The name Ivan is suitable for baby born in Krittika nakshatra

Krittika Nakshatra: An old name of the Pleiades; personified as the nurses of Kārttikeya, a son of Shiva.

Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol: Knife or spear
Deity : Agni, god of fire
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Mesha - 10° Vrishabha
Western zodiac 22° 40' Taurus - 6° Gemini
Other name options, having Krittika nakashatra are name starting with : A,  I,  U, E.

Famous Name Ivan

  • Ivan Nikitin

    was a Russian painter, an author of portraits and battle paintings. Ivan Nikitin was born in Moscow to a family of an Orthodox priest. He received his first artistic lessons from a Dutch artist Schwonbek at the engraving shop of the Kremlin Armoury.

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  • Nicolae Ivan

    is a retired freestyle swimmer from Romania, who represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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