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Ivory

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Word name meaning the hard, white material from the tusks and teeth of animals; can also mean "pale, white"
"pale, white"

Ivory Origin and Meaning

The name Ivory is a girl's name of English origin meaning "pale, white".
Ivory was last popular a hundred years ago. In 2013, it finally began to regain some momentum in the female rankings, reentering the Top 1000.

A word of caution, however—people may associate this name with illegal poaching of elephants and the ivory trade. Or, more prosaically, the popular brand of soap.
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# 572 in the US

Ivory Rank in US Top 2000

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Ivory Popularity

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Lists containing Ivory

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Famous People Named Ivory

  • Ivory LattaAmerican basketball player
  • Ivoryring name of Lisa Mary Moretti, American pro wrestler
  • Delores Ivory DavisAmerican operatic soprano
  • Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans and Daphne Ivory Wayansdaughters of actor Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Ivory Williams (b. 2017)daughter of reality TV personality Nuckie Williams of "Gypsy Sisters"
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Ivory in Pop Culture

  • "benches of ivory" mentioned in Ezekiel 27:6
  • Ivory CoastAfrica
  • Ivory Mountrachet Walker (aka Nell Andrews)character from "The Forgotten Garden," by Kate Morton
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