Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Slavic
Meaning:God is gracious; Greater glory
Vanek is a masculine name with Czech and Slavic roots. A variant of Ivan, this name comes from the Hebrew name John, meaning “God is gracious.” While this is a great choice to share your faith with baby, it can also help them connect to their family roots and connections with Eastern Europe. Vanek may also come from the Czech name Václav, meaning “greater glory.” For a name that reminds them that they have a future that’s rich with glory and fame, Vanek will make for an encouraging choice.

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