Ivans

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1287. From Иван and Ivan, the cognate of John in various Slavic languages.

Proper noun[edit]

Ivans m

  1. A transliteration of the male given name Иван (Ivan) and Ivan from various languages such as Russian and Czech.
  2. A male given name of Latvian speakers.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Ivans was the only given name of 8256 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.