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Gender: M Meaning of Ives: "yew wood" Origin of Ives: English variation of Yves

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

Famous People Named Ives

Ives Goddard, American linguist
Charles Ives, American modern composer
Burl Ives, American actor, writer, and folk singer
James Merritt Ives, 19th-century American lithographer, bookkeeper, and businessman; co-managed the firm Currier and Ives

Pop Culture References for the name Ives

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

Ives's International Variations

Ivo (German) Yves (French)