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Ivan

Ivan has long since shaken off its Ivan the Terrible reputation to emerge as one of the few Russian crossover hits of its day. As the Russian version of John, Ivan offers a fresh alternative to parents considering the classic, but oft-overused name.

Origin

Nicknames

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Syllables

2

International Variations

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Themes

Exotic

Alternate Spellings

Jonnie, Jonn, Jon, Johnn, Giovany

Famous Namesakes

Hockey Hall of Famer Ivan Johnson, Tennis player Ivan Lendl, Actor Ivan Desny

Celebrity Babies

Son of Aaron Neville

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