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What does Ive mean?

Ive Pronunciation of Ive [ive] as a name for boys is a French name, and the name Ive means "yew". Ive is an alternate form of Ivo (French).

Associated with: yew (tree).


Ive has 1 variant: Yves.

7 more related forms via Ivo: Ivair, Ivar, Iven, Iver, Ives, Ivon and Yvo.

Creative forms:
(male) Ioaive, Ioave, ..

(female) Ivege, Ivein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ive Camren (I.C.), ..

How popular is Ive?

Ive is a rare given name for males. Ive is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Ive (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ivar and Iver. These forms of Ive were favored by parents in the 1910s (median #1647). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivar, Iver in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ive is pronounced similarly to Ave and Ev. Another recommended name is Ike. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ive.

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