Ivana


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Slavic Ивана
(ee-VAH-nah)

The name is a feminine form of Ivan, which is a Slavic form of John.

As of 2009, Ivana was the 20th most popular female name in Croatia. Her rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • # 75 (Slovenia, 2010)
  • # 995 (United States, 2010)

The name is used throughout Eastern Europe. Notable bearers include:

Ivana Trump (b.1945) and her daughter Ivanka Trump (b.1981).

The name was also borne by Slovenian realist painter, Ivana Kobilca (1861-1926).

Another form is the Russian, Ivanna.

Short forms include: Iva, Ivanka and Ivka.

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