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What does Iwo mean?

Iwo Pronunciation of Iwo [iwo] as a name for boys is a French name, and the meaning of Iwo is "yew". Iwo is a version of Yves (French): transcription of the German name Ivo.

Associated with: yew (tree).


6 alternative forms via Yves: Evo, Ivar, Ives, Ivo, Yvo and Yvon.

Creative forms:
(male) Ino, Ireo, ..


Middle name pairings:
Iwo Elias (I.E.), ..

How popular is Iwo?

Iwo is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Iwo is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ivar is the only popular variation form of Iwo (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Ivo, are seldom used. This relation of Iwo was popular as a baby name during 1910-1919 (#1997). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Iwo is alike in pronunciation to Ewy, O-, Way and Wye. Another suggested similar name is Ido. Like Iwo, these names are not frequently used.

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in meaning and etymology.