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Gender: Male Meaning of Ivo: "yew wood, archer" Origin of Ivo: German

The name Ivo is a boy's name of German, Irish, Dutch origin meaning "yew wood, archer". Ivo and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Ivo is an unusual, catchy name with the energetic impact of all names ending in 'o'. Hardly heard in the U.S., it is used a bit more frequently in England, as is the related Ivor, a favorite of such novelists as Evelyn Waugh and P.G. Wodehouse. Ivo is currently most popular in the Netherlands.

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Famous People Named Ivo

Ivo Andric, (1892-1975) Yugoslavian writer & winner of Nobel Prize
Ivo van Hove, award winning Belgian theater director
Ivo Fiedler (b. 2013), son of Astrid Fiedler
Ivo Graham, British comedian

Pop Culture References for the name Ivo

Doctor Ivo Robotnik, also known by his alias Dr. Eggman, is the main antagonist in Sonic the Hedgehog.
Princess Ivo is one of the main protagonists in the Book of Unwritten Tales video games

Ivair, Ivar, Iven, Iver, Ives, Yves, Yvo

Ivo's International Variations

Ibon (Basque) Ivor (Scandinavian)