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What does Yvon mean?

Yvon Pronunciation of Yvon [yvon] as a name for boys is of French origin, and Yvon means "yew". Yvon is a version of Yves (French): transcription of the German name Ivo.

Associated with: yew (tree).


6 different relations via Yves: Evo, Ivar, Ives, Ivo, Iwo and Yvo.

Creative forms:
(male) Phon, Yeon, ..

(female) Yvona, Yvoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yvon Vihaan (Y.V.), ..

How popular is Yvon?

Yvon is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#88825 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Yvon (not in Top 2000) is Ivar. Other forms, like Yvo, are uncommon. This relation of Yvon was favored as a baby name during 1910-1919 (#1997). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Yvon is pronounced similarly to Avon, Evan, Evann, Even, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Ivan, Ivann, Iven and Ivon. Other recommended names are Adon, Alon, Amon, Aron, Arvon, Bevon, Bron, Con, Davon, Deon, Devon, Dion, Don, Edon, Egon, Eion, Ekon, Elon, Eon, Eron, Eton, Evron, Huon, Ilon, Ion, Javon, Jevon, Jon, Jovon, Keon, Kevon, Lavon, Leon, Levon, Lion, Lon, Lyon, Navon, Nevon, Odon, Oron, Rion, Ron, Ryon, Sion, Syon, Tavon, Tevon, Ton, Toon, Von, Yann, Ygor, Yukon, Yvor, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yvon.

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