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Yvonne meaning and name origin

Yvonne \yv(on)-ne\ as a girl's name is pronounced ee-VAHN. It is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Yvonne is "yew". Feminine variant of Yves, a saint's name, and Ivo. Since yew wood was used for bows, Ivo may have been an occupational name meaning "archer". Tennis celebrity Evonne Goolagong; actress Yvonne DeCarlo.

Yvonne has 14 variant forms: Eevonne, Evette, Evonne, Iveta, Ivette, Ivonne, Laveta, Lavette, Yevette, Yuette, Yvett, Yvetta, Yvette and Yvonna.

For more information, see also related names Lavonne and Siobhan.

Yvonne is also pronounced similarly to Evanne and Eyvonne.

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Popularity of Yvonne

Yvonne is a very popular first name for females (#174 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Yvonne name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Yvonne with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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