Vanya Name Meaning & Origin

Vanya

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Origin of the name Ivan:

A Russian name, Ivan is a cognate of John (God is gracious), which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes and the Ecclesiastic Greek Iōannes, derivatives of the Hebrew yōhānān, a contraction of yehōhānān, (Yahweh is gracious).

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Diminutive of Ivan.
Pronounced: VAHN-yah

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"Uncle Vanya", a play by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.

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