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.
Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino
Jonnie, Jonn, Jon, Johnn, Giovany
Hockey Hall of Famer Ivan Johnson, Tennis player Ivan Lendl, Actor Ivan Desny
Son of Aaron Neville