a masculine name
Origin of IvanRussian from Classical Greek I?ann?s: see John
- 1440-1505; grand duke of Muscovy (1462-1505): called the Great
- 1530-84; grand duke of Muscovy (1533-84) & 1st czar of Russia (1547-84): called the Terrible
- A male given name of English speakers.
- A transliteration of the Russian male given name Иван (Ivan).
- (slang) A Russian.
- (slang) Russians (collectively, personified).
- Ivan is planning an attack on our flank.
- A male given name of Welsh origin.