Vanya
Origin/Usage
Russian, Slavic
Pronunciation
VAHN-yah
Meaning
God is gracious
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Vanya is a Russian diminutive of Ivan. Ivan is a Slavic name that is derived from the Old Slavic name 'Ioan', which is itself derived from the Old Greek name 'loannes'. It is a very old and royal name with six Russian rulers bearing that name. The name is a derivative of the name John, and means 'God is gracious'.

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