Meaning and Name Origin
Yvonna \yv(on)-na\ as a name for girls. Yvonna's name origins are French and Old German, and Yvonna means "yew". Yvonna is a form of Yvonne (French, Old German): feminine variant of Yves, a saint's name, and Ivo. Scarcely used as a name for newborns.
Yvonna is an unusual first name for females. Yvonna is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Yvonna and related names. Prominent variation forms of Yvonna (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Yvette, Yvonne, Ivonne, Ivette, Evonne and Evette. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1960-1969 and has become significantly less since, with the versions Yvonne, Yvette, Ivonne, Ivette and Evette becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)