Name: Yvonne

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yvonne

  • Meaning:
    Yew
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ee VON)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yvonne

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Yvonne is a feminine form of the French Yves, created either directly from Yves or from the Old French Yvon (which comes from Ivo, a form of Yves used in Germany). Yves originated as a shortened form of any Germanic name containing 'iv' ('yew').

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