Ivanka is a female name, in Croatia exclusively Croatian. It is one of the most common names (among the top hundred) in Croatia, with over twenty thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Ivanka in Croatia
The name Ivanka was the most popular from years 1930 to 1940. The peak year was 1930. It was the least popular from years 1992 to 2002.
Name Ivanka is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Ivanka live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over three thousand), Split (over five hundred), Rijeka (over five hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Lokve (0.68% of total population).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over a hundred times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.