Ivan

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

Meaning: Slavic form of John, meaning “Yahweh is gracious”

Although in English, Ivan is always pronounced as “eye-ven”, in Russian and Ukrainian it’s pronounced as “ee-vahn”

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  1. risabuzatova says:

    And the Bulgarians use not only Ivan (Иван) but Йоан.

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