Ivan

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Nordic spelling of Иван (Ivan), a Russian form of Johannes [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

2) Younger form of Iwan [1] [4]

3) Short form of Germanic names containing the name element YR (see also Ivo) [1]

Related Names

Iivana
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Finish
Iivanni
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Greenlandic
Ivan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Swedish
Ívan
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Îváne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Greenlandic
Vana
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Yvan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Evan, Ive, Vanja

For female forms see Ivanda, Ivanna

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ivaninpoika Finland
Ivansen Norway
Ivanson Norway Sweden
Ivanssen Norway
Ivansson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Female

Ivandatter Norway
Ivanintytär Finland
Ivansdatter Norway
Ivansdotter Sweden
Ivansdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ivan
Genitive: Ivans
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ivan
Accusative: Ivan
Dative: Ivani
Genitive: Ivans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ivan
Genitive: Ivanin
Partitive: Ivania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ivan
Accusative: Ivan
Dative: Ivani
Genitive: Ivans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ivan
Genitive: Ivans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ivan
Genitive: Ivans

Name Days

Norway Norway

22 January

Sweden Sweden

24 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[13]
4314 12084 20 41 4294 12043
Denmark Denmark[14]
4402
n.a.
3
n.a.
4399
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
3603
n.a.
5
n.a.
3598
Iceland Iceland[16]
65 79
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
27 46
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[18]
n.a.
n.a.
7
n.a.
1837
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ivan (m) Sources: [13][14][18][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ivan (m) Sources: [19]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ivan (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Ivan (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Ivan (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Märit Frändén: Svenska kyrkan och det samiska namnskicket (2016)
  11. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. 18.0 18.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  19. details see Name Statistic tables