Monday, June 27, 2011

Happy Belated Name Day, Ivan & Adriana! Všechno nejlepší k svátku!

This past weekend we honored Ivan and Adriana.  Happy Belated Name Day, Ivan & Adriana!

Saturday, June 25th

Happy Name Day, Ivan!  
The name Ivan is of Russian and Slavic origin, and is a variant of the name John, which is of Hebrew origin and means "God is gracious".

This was the name of six Russian rulers, including the 15th-century Ivan III the Great and 16th-century Ivan IV the Terrible, the first czar of Russia.

Sunday, June 26th
Happy Name Day, Adriana!
The name Adriana is a variant of Adrienne, which is of Latin origin and means "from Hadria".