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What does Ivory mean?

Ivory Pronunciation of Ivory [ivory] as a girls' name is pronounced EYE-vree. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ivory is "creamy-white color; hard tusk used for carving fine art and jewellery".

Associated with: white, fine (good).


Ivory has 3 variants: Ivoreen, Ivorie and Ivorine.

Creative forms:
(female) Imory, Ivoire, ..

(male) Ivois, Ivore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ivory Dulce (I.D.), ..

How popular is Ivory?

Ivory is a very prominent first name for females (#1385 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4846 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ivory reached its top position of #719 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Ivory is alike in pronunciation to Averi and Avery. Other suggested similar names are Cory, Dory, Flory, Glory, Ivey, Ivon, Ivy, Kory, Lory, Rory and Tory. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ivory.

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