What 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.
(female) Iny, Iry, ..
(male) Ivio, Ivis, ..
How 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 #129 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Ivy (#129 last year) are Iva, Ivey (#1804 last year) and Ivie. These forms of Ivy were at the peak of their popularity in 2015 (average #1483), except for the form Iva which has become less stylish. Ivy is the most trendy baby name here.
Ivy▲ is pronounced similarly to Ava▲, Avah▲, Avia, Avie, Ayva▲, Eeva, Eva, Evah, Evey, Evia, Evie▲, Evvy, Evy, Wava and Yeva. Other suggested similar 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▼, Rey, Rivy, Sky▲ and Tavy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ivy.See names in meaning and etymology.