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Names from The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

A while ago I planned on starting a series of posts of all the names of characters in the books I read (like here). It's been a while since that post but I can assure you, I've been reading and keeping a list of the names, but I procrastinated on writing them up and now,… Continue reading Names from The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

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Ivan

Ivan is the Slavic form of John derived from Hebrew Yochanan meaning “Yahweh is gracious”. Ivan is also a surname originating from the given name. Nicknames: Vanya (Russian), Ivo (Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian), Yanko (Bulgarian), Vancho (Bulgarian, Macedonian), Vančo (Macedonian), Ivica (Croatian, Serbian) Origin: Hebrew Variants: John (English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch) Jon (English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Basque) Johan (Swedish, Norwegian,… Continue reading Ivan