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Gender: F Pronunciation: EYE-vor-ee Meaning of Ivory: "pale, white" Origin of Ivory: Word name meaning the hard, white material from the tusks and teeth of animals; can also mean "pale, white" Ivory's Popularity in 2016: #640

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 as Number 867. 2016 saw it rise to Number 640.

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.

Famous People Named Ivory

Ivory Latta, American basketball player
Ivory (born Lisa Mary Moretti), American pro wrestler
Delores Ivory Davis, American operatic soprano
Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans and Daphne Ivory Wayans, daughters of actor Keenen Ivory Wayans

Pop Culture References for the name Ivory

Ivory Mountrachet Walker (later Nell Andrews), character from "The Forgotten Garden," by Kate Morton
Ivory Coast, Africa

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