Ivan - A very unique female name

  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ivan appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #2783. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ivan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ivan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ivan. The baby girl name Ivan was given to 5 baby girls in 2004, ranking #5213 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 304,631 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ivan peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 2507.

Famous with this name

Ivan Reitman
Ivan Okhlobystin

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Rating: 4/5 (10 people)

Ivan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ivan is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,694 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,694.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ivan is where you live.

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Ivan origin and meaning

Ivan is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ivan, pop culture references for the name Ivan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ivan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ivan, sorted by popularity.

Ivonne / Ivana / Ivanna / Ivon / Ivania / Ivone / Ivyanna / Ivyonna / Ivonna / Ivyana /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

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Chart position per state (visualized)

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Even more about Ivan

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ivan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ivan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Ivan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 304,631
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2004 births +5

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