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  • proper n. A male given name of English speakers.
  • proper n. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Иван.
  • proper n. A Russian.
  • proper n. Russians (collectively, personified).
  • proper n. A male given name of Welsh origin.


From Russian Иван, and from Ivan in several Slavic languages, all of them cognates of the English John. (Wiktionary)
Rare variant of English Evan, from Welsh Ifan, the Welsh equivalent of John. (Wiktionary)



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