Ivan and Angel
Today’s names of the day are Ivan and Angel.
Ivan is a boy’s name of Russian, Slavic origin. The meaning of Ivan is “God’s grace; God is gracious.” Ivan is actually a variant of the Hebrew name John.
The name is more common in the US than you might think. In 2009, the name ranked 136 and was most popular in 2004 when Ivan came in at a rank of 117.
Today’s girl name, Angel, is of Greek origin. The meaning of Angel is “messenger; messenger of God.” Angel can also be used as a boy’s name too.
Angel is somewhat common name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 176. The most popular it has ever been was in 2001 when Angel ranked 104.
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