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What does Livy mean?

Livy Pronunciation of Livy [livy] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Livy is "olive". Livy is an alternate form of Livia (Latin).

Associated with: olive (tree).


Livy has 3 variants: Livvy, Livya and Lyvia.

1 more alternative form via Livia: Livija.

Creative forms:
(female) Lavy, Llevy, ..

(male) Lidy, Lire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Livy Cambrie (L.C.), ..

How popular is Livy?

Livy is an uncommon given name for females. Livy is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Livy (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Livia (#723 in 2015). Other forms, like Livvy, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Livy was common among parents in 2014 (#666) and is almost as conventional today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Livia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Livy is alike in pronunciation to Liva, Livie, Livvie and Lovey. Other recommended names are Alvy, Davy, Elvy, Evvy, Evy, Ivy, Lacy, Lady, Laidy, Laily, Lesy, Lexy, Lia, Lib, Liba, Libby, Liby, Lida, Lies, Lil, Lila, Lili, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Lin, Lina, Lind, Lindy, Linn, Linzy, Lior, Lira, Liri, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisl, Lissy, Lita, Liv, Liya, Liz, Liza, Lize, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzy, Lory, Love, Lucy, Rivy, Silvy and Tavy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Livy.

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