No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:4
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Ivan is "G-d is gracious".
The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin.
The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is derived from the New Testament Greek name Ioannes. The name Ioannes was a form of the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).
The name John is derived from the Hebrew elements yo an abbreviated form for the Name of the Lord and chanan meaning "grace or favor".
Besides many Biblical references, the name John has been frequently used by the royal families of Europe.
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Variants of the name Ivan include Aiyven.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Ivan Lendl.
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Just for fun, see the name Ivan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ivan in Nautical Flags page.
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Given names often have a basis in the Russian Orthodox church or Slavic culture. Slavic names generally describe a person's character, show respect for family members or reflect wishes for good fortune.
Most names have several diminutive forms or nicknames. For example Mikhail can be Misha, Mishenka, and Mishunya.