Meaning and name origin
Ivy \i-vy\ as a girl's name is pronounced EYE-vee. It is of Old English origin. Name from nature; an evergreen climbing ornamental plant which represents fidelity and eternity. Iva is a feminine form of Ivo, a saint's name. Author Ivy Compton-Burnett.
Ivy is a very popular first name for females (#697 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2097 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ivy for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ivy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ivy (#146) and Iva. (2014 statistics).