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pinWhat does Ivy mean?

Ivy /ivy/ as a girls' 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 has 6 variants: Iva, Ivalyn, Ivee, Ivey, Ivie and Ivyanne.

Kreatif forms: Ieeivy, Ioivy. [more]

pinHow popular is Ivy?

Ivy is a very popular first name for women (#697 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#2602 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name history of Ivy for girls. Ivy reached its top position of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ivy name in U.S.

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

The only other prominent varying form of Ivy (#146 last year) is Iva. These forms of Ivy were at the peak of their popularity 134 years ago (average #198) and are now much less popular (#573, 47% less), with the form Iva becoming less stylish. Ivy is the most trendy baby name here, with this name enjoying a revival in usage.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ivy, Iva in U.S.

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

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Ivy is pronounced similarly to Ava, Avah, Avia, Avie, Ayva, Eeva, Eva, Evah, Evey, Evia, Evie, Evvy, Evy, Wava and Yeva. Other suggested similar baby names are Ady, Agy, Alvy, Amy, Ave, Bay, Cay, Cy, Davy, Day, Edy, Elvy, Eve, Fay, Fey, Gay, Hy, Ib, Ida, Ila, Ili, Ima, Ina, Inya, Io, Ira, Isa, Issy, Ita, Ivon, Ivory, Izzy, Jay, Jey, Joy, Kay, Livy, May, Ray, Rivy, Sky and Tavy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ivy.