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What does Ivey mean?

Ivey Pronunciation of Ivey [ivey] as a girls' name has its root in Old English. Ivey is a variant form of Ivy (Old English): name from nature.

Associated with: old english.


Ivey has 3 variants: Iva, Ivee and Ivie.

1 more alternative form via Ivy: Ivalyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Idey, Iney, ..

(male) Ivid, Ivio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ivey Ariella (I.A.), ..

How popular is Ivey?

Ivey is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3269 out of 4276, Top 76%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1452 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ivey reached its top position of #1352 in the U.S. in the 1890s, and is presently at #1804. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ivey outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ivy (#129 from recent data), Iva and Ivie are the popular alternative forms of Ivey (#1804 from recent data). Other variants, like Ivee, are seldom used. These relations of Ivey are at the apex of their popularity today (average #1483), except for the form Iva which have become somewhat dated. Ivy is more universally found than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivey, Iva, Ivie, Ivy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ivy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ivey is pronounced similarly to Ava, Avah, Avia, Avie, Eva, Evah, Evey, Evia, Evie, Evvy and Evy. Other recommended names are Adey, Aley, Amey, Fey, Ines, Inez, Iren, Issy, Iveta, Ivett, Ivon, Ivory, Izzy, Jey, Joey, Lovey, Rey and Zoey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ivey.

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