Meaning : Although an originally Hebrew name, Ivan has more recent history in Russia and Slavic countries. The name means 'gracious' and 'merciful' and 'gift from god'., God is gracious, God Is Gracious,

Origin : Slovene, Ukrainian, Serbian, English, Macedonian, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Hebrew, Bulgarian,

Pronunciation : ee-VAHN (Russian, Ukrainian), IE-vən (English)  , (ee-VAHN), Aye-van,

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Ivan Expression, Ivan Soul Urge, Ivan Inner Dream


Numerology information Ivan:

numerologyName Number: 1 Meaning: Individual, Masculine, Logic, Self, Active, Leadership, Initiative, Assertive


Additional information Ivan:

additionalform of John

additionalIvan is the Slavic version of the English name, John. Widely used in Russia, it was the name of many of its rulers, including the infamous ‘Ivan the Terrible’ who was the first leader to be called ‘Czar’ The female version; Ivana, is also widely used in Russia.

additionalHebrew Meaning: The name Ivan is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Ivan is: Gift from God.

additionalAmerican Meaning: The name Ivan is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Ivan is: Gift from God.

additionalSpanish Meaning: The name Ivan is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Ivan is: Archer.

additionalUkrainian Meaning: The name Ivan is an Ukrainian baby name. In Ukrainian the meaning of the name Ivan is: God's gift.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Ivan is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Ivan is: Glorious gift.

additionalRussian Meaning: The name Ivan is a Russian baby name. In Russian the meaning of the name Ivan is: The Russian form of John: Gracious gift from God. Ivanhoe is the medieval variant Sir Walter Scott used for the Saxon hero of 'Ivanhoe.

additionalSlavic Meaning: The name Ivan is a Slavic baby name. In Slavic the meaning of the name Ivan is: Ivanhoe is the medieval variant Sir Walter Scott used for the Saxon hero of 'Ivanhoe.

additionalNewer form of the old Slavic name Іѡаннъ (Ioannu), which was derived from Greek Ioannes (see JOHN). This was the name of six Russian rulers, including the 15th-century Ivan III the Great and 16th-century Ivan IV the Terrible, the first tsar of Russia. It was also borne by nine emperors of Bulgaria. Other notable bearers include the Russian author Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), who wrote 'Fathers and Sons', and the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), who is best known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.


Definition funny of Ivan:

urbanHe is the sexiest man alive and really sweet and so fuking attractive!!!

urbantotally fukable

urbanOriginally meaning "gift of God". A good looking man, usually of Hispanic or Eastern European descent.

urban"Ooh, girl! There's some Ivan's up in this ethnic party tonight, they all look so good."

urbanthe sweetest, kindest, most caring person in the world. Everyone would be lucky to have an Ivan in their life. Ivan is everything good. He unlocks parts of your heart that seemed closed forever. He is patient, attentive and all around wonderful. He will do anything to see a smile on your face, and you will want to do anything to see his smile too. When he smiles, it is an amazing phenomena, for a split second everything is right in the world. When he smiles, I smile. His eyes radiate with warmth and kindness. His capacity for love is limitless. In times when others get angry and lash out, Ivan remains calm and supportive. He will hold you tight when you are full of fear. There is nothing better than being in his arms, it is the safest place in the world. In his arms time stands still. He will be your strength in any time of need. An Ivan will caress your face, look deep into your eyes and tell you he loves you with all his heart. An Ivan will tell you that you are beautiful and perfect and amazing, with such certainty that you too believe it is true. In loving Ivan you will also learn to love yourself. Ivan truly is synonymous with love.

urbanWhat is love? -Love is Ivan.

urbanA boyfriend who can be a COMPLETE ASSHOLE and the sweetest guy at the same point in time.


Expression information Ivan:

expressionPeople with this name tend to initiate events, to be leaders rather than followers, with powerful personalities. They tend to be focused on specific goals, experience a wealth of creative new ideas, and have the ability to implement these ideas with efficiency and determination. They tend to be courageous and sometimes aggressive. As unique, creative individuals, they tend to resent authority, and are sometimes stubborn, proud, and impatient.


Soul information Ivan:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details.


Songs about Ivan:

songsIvan Meets G.I. Joe - The Clash  

songsWonderful Tonight (Duet With Ivan Lins) by Michael Bublé from the Album Call Me Irresponsible (Standard Edition)

songsMi Obsesión (Album Version) [feat. Oscar Iván Treviño] by Palomo from the Album Doble Sentido

songsYou Will Never Know (Originally Performed By Imany & Ivan Spell & Daniel Magre Reboot Remix) [Instrumental Version... by DJ Klexo from the Album Mega Pop Hitz Vol 1

songsUp Past The Nursery (Ivan Smagghe Edit) by Suuns from the Album Images Du Futur Remixes

songsIván El Mayor [feat. Roberto Tapia] by Código FN from the Album Te Amaré Más

songsYou Will Never Know (Originally Performed By Imany & Ivan Spell & Daniel Magre Reboot Remix) [Karaoke Version]... by DJ Klexo from the Album Mega Pop Hitz Vol 1

songsIvan's Song (Khachaturian) by Helen Marlais from the Album Real Music for Kids


Books about Ivan:

booksIvan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate and Mr. G. Brian Karas (Oct 7, 2014)

booksIvan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint by Ivan Orkin, Chris Ying and David Chang (Oct 29, 2013)

booksThe One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate and Patricia Castelao (Jan 17, 2012)

booksIvan the Terrible by K. Waliszewski (May 11, 2014)

booksIvan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science by Daniel P. Todes (Nov 12, 2014)

booksIvan The Inventor by Thomas Hendrickson (Mar 17, 2011)

booksIvan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale (Jan 23, 2007)


Movies about Ivan:

moviesIvan the Incredible [HD] 2013 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 21 mins Starring: David Bateson, Paul Tylak and Marcus Lamb Directed by: Michael Hegner

moviesIvan the Terrible 2011 G CC - Runtime: 26 mins Directed by: BRB International

moviesAtomic Ivan (English Subtitled) 2014 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 33 mins Starring: Elena Glikman, Yaraslov Zhivov, et al. Directed by: Vasiliy Barkhatov

moviesIvan's Childhood 2012 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 36 mins Starring: Nikolai Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, et al. Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

moviesBoston Legal - Season 2 2004 NR - Runtime: 19 hrs 25 mins Starring: Boston Legal Directed by: Boston Legal

moviesIvan The Terrible Part 1 1998 - Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein

moviesIvan The Terrible Part 2 1998 - Runtime: 1 hr 26 mins Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein


Wiki information Ivan:

Ivan the Terrible
Monarch, Noble person, Person Or Being In Fiction, Musical Artist, Person, Author, Deceased Person

Ivan IV Vasilyevich, commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547 and Tsar of All the Russias from 1547 until his death. His long reign saw the conquest of the Khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan, and Siberia,...

Ivan III of Russia
Noble person, Deceased Person, Person

Ivan III Vasilyevich, also known as Ivan the Great, was a Grand Prince of Moscow and Grand Prince of all Rus. Sometimes referred to as the "gatherer of the Russian lands", he tripled the territory of his state, ended the dominance of the Golden Horde...