English variation of Yves
"yew wood"

Ives Origin and Meaning

The name Ives is a boy's name of English origin meaning "yew wood".

Smooth and sleek one-syllable name, sometimes suggested for Sagittarius boys.

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Famous People Named Ives

  • Ives GoddardAmerican linguist
  • Ives RoquetaOccitan poet and novelist
  • Ives Antero De SouzaBrazilian footballer
  • Charles IvesAmerican modern composer
  • Burl IvesAmerican actor, writer, and folk singer
  • James Merritt Ives19th,century American lithographer, bookkeeper, and businessman; co,managed the firm Currier and Ives

Ives in Pop Culture

  • St. Ivessmall seaside town in Cornwall, England
  • St. Ivesskin care company
  • Currier and Ivessuccessful American printmaking firm headed by Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives; based in New York City from 1834 to 1907
  • Vanessa Ivesmain character in TV series ''Penny Dreadful" played by French actress Eva Green