Ifan - boys name

Ifan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Ifan name meaning:

The name Ifan is of Welsh origin and is a form of the name John. It is derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means "God is gracious." Ifan is a popular name in Wales and is often used as a Welsh variant of the more commonly known name Evan. It is primarily used for boys.

The name Ifan carries with it a sense of divine favor and grace. It represents the belief that God is merciful and provides his blessings to those who seek him. Ifan is a strong and traditional name that holds deep cultural and religious significance. It conveys a sense of humility, as it reminds individuals of their reliance on the grace of God. Those named Ifan may embody qualities of compassion, kindness, and gratitude, as they understand the importance of acknowledging and appreciating the blessings they receive.


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Overall UK ranking: 1250 out of 4789

21 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Ifan

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