Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts Вања(Serbian)

Meaning & History

Croatian, Serbian and Slovene (masculine and feminine) form of Vanya. It is also used in Scandinavia, where it is primarily feminine.

Related Names

Masculine FormsIvan(Swedish) Ivan(Norwegian)
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ion, Jon, Jone, Ganix, Iban(Basque) Ivan, Zhanna, Yan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Joanna, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioanna, Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohanna, Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yann, Yanna(Breton) Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko(Bulgarian) Joan, Joana, Jan(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Johana(Czech) Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon(Danish) Jan, Jana, Janna, Johan, Johanna, Johannes(Dutch) Evan, Ian, Ivan, Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, John, Johnna, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Van(English) Johano(Esperanto) Ivan, Jaan, Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Johannes, Juhan(Estonian) Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Faroese) Jone(Fijian) Jani, Janika, Janina, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani(Finnish) Jean, Jeanne, Johanne, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Yanis(French) Xoán, Xoana(Galician) Ioane, Ivane, Vano(Georgian) Jan, Jana, Janina, Johann, Johanna, Johannes(German) Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Yanna, Yannis, Yianna, Yiannis, Gianis, Yanis, Yanni, Yianni(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, János, Johanna(Hungarian) Jens, Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Chevonne, Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano(Italian) Johanna, Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Ivans, Jana, Janīna, Jānis, Žanna(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Janina, Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana, Ivo, Jovica, Vancho, Vančo(Macedonian) Ean, Juan(Manx) Hann, Jan, Jon(Medieval English) Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Iwan, Jan, Janina, Joanna(Polish) Joana, João(Portuguese) Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Ivan, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan, Vanya, Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Giuanna, Giuanne(Sardinian) Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jean, Seonag, Sìne(Scottish) Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana(Slovak) Jan(Sorbian) Iván, Juan, Juana(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan(Welsh)

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Name Days

Croatia: January 31
Norway: January 22
Sweden: May 24

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Entry updated April 25, 2021