Female variation of Yvain or Scottish
"evening star"

Yvaine Origin and Meaning

The name Yvaine is girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "evening star".
A mix of Yvonne and Elaine, Yvaine was first noticed in the Neil Gaiman fantasy novel and then movie Stardust, in which Claire Danes played the 'fallen star' Yvaine. This In all its forms, one of the most classic Scottish names for girls is now attracting namer attention--just as that other Gaiman-inspired name, Coraline, did. Yvaine has a definite romantic, medieval charm. A small segment of namers are definitely taking notice.

The name probably derives from the Arthurian male name Yvain, one of the Knights of the Round Table

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Famous People Named Yvaine

  • Yvaine BuffelanLanore, Professor of Law, Emerita at the University of Paris I

Yvaine in Pop Culture

  • Feminine form of Yvain
  • Yvainea star in human form in the book/film "Stardust"