The name Ife is a girl's name of African, Yoruba origin meaning "love". Ife and is often added to lists like Girl Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Initials - Twins".
From the experts:
Simple African name all-but-unknown in the U.S. and Europe, which is exactly why it might make a perfect choice. Similarity to such popular names as Ava and Eva (and the Irish Aoife) makes it more familiar, but potentially more confusing.