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What does Yvonne mean?

Yvonne Pronunciation of Yvonne as a girls' 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.




VARIANTS Eevonne, Evette, Evonne, Iveta, Ivette, Ivonne, Laveta, Lavette, Yevette, Yuette, Yvett, Yvetta, Yvette, Yvonna

SEE ALSO Lavonne, Siobhan

RELATED FORMS VIA EVONNE Evon, Evonna, Evony, Eyvonne



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How popular is Yvonne?

Yvonne is a very prominent first name for females (#174 out of 4276, Top 4%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Yvonne reached its highest position of #121 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #1774 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yvonne name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Yvonne (#1774 LAST YEAR) rated in the Top 2000 are Evette, Evon, Evonne, Ivette, Ivonne, Laveta, Lavette, Lavonne, Siobhan, Yevette and Yvette (#1699). These relations of Yvonne were popular in the 1960s (AVERAGE #1132) and have become significantly less common since (#1956, 96% LESS USAGE), with forms like Ivette becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yvonne, Evette, Evon, Evonne, Ivette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivonne, Laveta, Lavette, Lavonne, Siobhan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yevette, Yvette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yvonne is alike in pronunciation to Evanne, Ivon and Ivyanne. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Anne, Bonne, Brenne, Brionne, Brynne, Caronne, Chavonne, Chivonne, Chyvonne, Davonne, Deanne, Deonne, Devenne, Devinne, Devonne, Dianne, Dionne, Dyanne, Ebone, Erinne, Evadne, Evline, Fione, Gunne, Gwynne, Ilone, Ione, Ivonna, Ivorine, Janne, Jenne, Joane, Joanne, Jovanne, Kevinne, Lahvonne (see Lavonne), Leanne, Leonine, Levonne, Lianne, Lorne, Luanne, Lynne, Ozanne, Rianne, Savonne, Sh'vonne, Shavonne, Shevonne, Shivonne, Shone, Shyvonne, Simonne, Stevonne, Syvonne, Teone, Wynne, Yann, Yanna, Yionna, Yoana, Yolane, Yolanne, Yona, Yonah, Yonina, Ysande, Ysanna, Ysanne, Ysolde, Ysotte and Zanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yvonne.

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