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What does the name "Ivy" mean?

Ivy (English): Climbing Vine Plant

The name "Ivy" is of English origin and it means "Climbing Vine Plant". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yvi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ivy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Ivy" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ivy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,260 babies born with the name Ivy in the United States. That's more than enough Ivies to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 38 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ivy" was in 2014 with a total of 2,269 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ivies)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ivy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 30 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 1,131 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Ivy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ivy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ivy

Ivy Yi

Ivy was born in 1978.


Past life for Ivy born Jan 7, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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