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Ivan

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: God is gracious
  • #551 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Ivan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 28 0 28
1881 18 0 18
1882 25 0 25
1883 29 0 29
1884 27 0 27
1885 26 0 26
1886 34 0 34
1887 26 0 26
1888 32 0 32
1889 47 0 47
1890 38 0 38
1891 42 0 42
1892 54 0 54
1893 50 0 50
1894 57 0 57
1895 49 0 49
1896 72 0 72
1897 70 0 70
1898 80 0 80
1899 59 0 59
1900 90 0 90
1901 60 0 60
1902 71 0 71
1903 70 0 70
1904 73 0 73
1905 83 0 83
1906 80 0 80
1907 96 0 96
1908 95 0 95
1909 111 0 111
1910 109 0 109
1911 137 0 137
1912 339 0 339
1913 316 0 316
1914 445 6 439
1915 667 5 662
1916 728 5 723
1917 765 9 756
1918 759 10 749
1919 702 0 702
1920 791 0 791
1921 829 9 820
1922 755 7 748
1923 792 0 792
1924 793 9 784
1925 761 5 756
1926 772 7 765
1927 769 5 764
1928 772 14 758
1929 656 7 649
1930 676 8 668
1931 646 0 646
1932 628 0 628
1933 533 0 533
1934 612 0 612
1935 587 0 587
1936 512 0 512
1937 555 8 547
1938 526 0 526
1939 523 5 518
1940 547 5 542
1941 496 0 496
1942 486 0 486
1943 547 0 547
1944 454 0 454
1945 438 0 438
1946 477 0 477
1947 518 0 518
1948 466 0 466
1949 462 5 457
1950 472 0 472
1951 419 5 414
1952 497 0 497
1953 463 0 463
1954 496 0 496
1955 567 7 560
1956 626 0 626
1957 576 0 576
1958 618 5 613
1959 612 0 612
1960 605 7 598
1961 675 6 669
1962 679 5 674
1963 656 0 656
1964 614 7 607
1965 636 0 636
1966 629 6 623
1967 610 0 610
1968 646 5 641
1969 649 9 640
1970 682 5 677
1971 707 12 695
1972 700 7 693
1973 570 0 570
1974 666 6 660
1975 735 10 725
1976 668 6 662
1977 804 7 797
1978 743 7 736
1979 807 5 802
1980 917 11 906
1981 1,008 8 1,000
1982 1,098 12 1,086
1983 1,050 9 1,041
1984 1,013 8 1,005
1985 1,063 14 1,049
1986 1,222 18 1,204
1987 1,142 13 1,129
1988 1,340 11 1,329
1989 1,542 10 1,532
1990 1,767 19 1,748
1991 1,883 20 1,863
1992 2,152 19 2,133
1993 2,067 19 2,048
1994 1,868 14 1,854
1995 1,961 15 1,946
1996 2,104 12 2,092
1997 2,167 9 2,158
1998 2,247 7 2,240
1999 2,431 14 2,417
2000 2,538 11 2,527
2001 2,836 14 2,822
2002 2,818 7 2,811
2003 3,152 16 3,136
2004 3,473 16 3,457
2005 3,246 11 3,235
2006 3,314 5 3,309
2007 3,271 0 3,271
2008 3,109 5 3,104
2009 2,994 6 2,988
2010 2,774 6 2,768
2011 3,105 0 3,105
2012 3,232 6 3,226
2013 2,861 6 2,855
2014 3,067 0 3,067
2015 3,034 6 3,028

Fun Facts about the name Ivan

  • How many people with the first name Ivan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 124,731 babies born with the first name Ivan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ivan to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ivan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 28 new born babies.
  • When was Ivan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ivan is Friday, August 15th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ivan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ivan was in 2004 with a total of 3,457 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ivan!
  • Random Ivan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ivan ranks 71st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 62 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Ivan: Your name in reverse order is Navi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inva. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Ivan as a first name

Popularity of Ivan as a last name

Common last names for Ivan

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • Hall
  • Allen

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ivan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ivan as well as things modernly associated with the name Ivan such as celebrities named Ivan.

Russian

Origin and Meaning of Ivan

The name "Ivan" is of Russian origin, and it means "God is gracious". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl is a tennis biography. Ivan was born in 1960 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia.

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Cary Elwes

Cary Elwes is an actor, producer, author, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Cary was born in 1962 as Ivan Simon Cary Elwes in Westminster, London, England, UK.

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Ivan Zamorano

Ivan Zamorano is a football biography. Ivan was born in 1967 in Santiago, Chile.

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Ivan Sergei

Ivan Sergei is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Ivan was born in 1972 as Ivan Sergei Gaudio in Hawthorne, New Jersey, United States.

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Ivan Dixon

Ivan Dixon is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1957 to 1991. Ivan was born in 1931 as Ivan Nathaniel Dixon, III in New York City, New York, US.

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Ivan Klasnic

Ivan Klasnic is a football biography. Ivan was born in 1980 in Hamburg, West Germany.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ivan

Ivan Milat
Ivan Nova
Ivan Provorov
Ivan Rakitic
Ivan The Terrible
Ivan Drago
Ivan Pavlov
Ivan The Great
Ivan Rodriguez

Alternative Meanings

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

A is for authentic, be real

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

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Past life for Ivan born Apr 3, 1988

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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