Ivans

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1287. From Russian Ива́н (Iván), Czech Ivan and other Slavic languages; cognate with John.

Proper noun[edit]

Ivans m

  1. A male given name from the Slavic languages, equivalent to Russian Ива́н (Iván) or Czech Ivan.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Ива́н (Iván).
  3. A respelling of the Czech male given name Ivan.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ivans

  1. genitive of Ivan