Home > Iven


What does Iven mean?

Iven Pronunciation of Iven [iv-en] as a name for boys is a French name, and the name Iven means "yew". Iven is a version of Ivo (French).

Associated with: yew (tree).


Iven has 1 variant: Ivon.

7 more related forms via Ivo: Ivair, Ivar, Ive, Iver, Ives, Yves and Yvo.

Creative forms:
(male) Inen, Ivena, ..


Middle name pairings:
Iven Lane (I.L.), ..

How popular is Iven?

Iven is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#87729 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Iven (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ivar and Iver. Other variants, like Ive, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Iven was more pronounced among parents 105 years ago (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

Iven is alike in pronunciation to Avon, Evan, Evann, Even, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Ivan, Ivann and Yvon. Other recommended names are Aden, Alen, Alven, Aren, Asen, Ben, Beven, Bren, Daven, Deen, Den, Deven, Eben, Eden, Elven, Euen, Ewen, Gaven, Glen, Haven, Iain, Ian, Idan, Ifan, Ike, Ikey, Ilan, Ilon, Iman, Ines, Inver, Ion, Irven, Irvin, Irvyn, Ivano, Ivor, Iwan, Jeven, Keen, Ken, Keven, Len, Neven, Niven, Olen, Oren, Owen, Pen, Raven, Ren, Rien, Ryen, Sten, Sven, Swen, Teven and Ziven. These names tend to be more commonly used than Iven.

See names
in meaning and etymology.