Meaning and Origin of Ives - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ives

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Vine

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Little archer
  • Teutonic : Yew; archer

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (Norman) and French : from the Old French personal name Ive (modern French Yves), which is of Germanic origin, being a short form of various compound names containing the element iv-, īwa ‘yew’. The final -s is the mark of the Old French nominative case.