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Ivey

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
23k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Ivey

"Ivey" is a name of English origin, and it means "A climbing evergreen ornamental plant. Ivy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Ivey

Ivey Shiver was a football player. Ivey was born on January 22nd, 1907 in Sylvester, Georgia. He left this life on August 31st, 1972.

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Ivey Wingo was a baseball. Ivey was born on July 8th, 1890 in Gainesville, Georgia. He passed away on March 1st, 1941.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ivey

Coolio is a hip hop music, gangsta rap, g-funk, and west coast hip hop rapper, actor, record producer, chef, and rapping. He was most active from 1987 to present. Coolio was given the name Artis Leon Ivey Jr. on August 1st, 1963 in Monessen, Pennsylvania, USA. Coolio is also known as Coolio.

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Phil Ivey is a poker player.

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Judith Ivey is an actress; theatre director and actor. She was most active from 1982 to present. Judith was given the name Judith Lee Ivey on September 4th, 1951 in El Paso, Texas.

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Dana Ivey is an actress. She has been prominent since 1962. Dana was given the name Dana Robins Ivey on August 12th, 1941 in Atlanta.

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Kay Ivey is a 30th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, and 38th Treasurer of Alabama. Kay was born on October 15th, 1944 in Camden, Alabama.

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Royal Ivey is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Blue, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Guangdong Southern Tigers, and Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Development League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2014. Royal was born on December 20th, 1981 in Harlem.

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How popular is the baby name Ivey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 6 0 6
1883 5 5 0
1885 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1888 6 6 0
1890 5 5 0
1891 16 7 9
1892 15 6 9
1893 7 0 7
1894 8 0 8
1895 15 6 9
1896 13 5 8
1897 11 11 0
1898 12 6 6
1899 11 6 5
1900 8 0 8
1901 6 0 6
1902 7 7 0
1903 10 10 0
1904 18 11 7
1905 6 0 6
1906 7 0 7
1907 19 9 10
1908 19 7 12
1909 11 6 5
1910 24 12 12
1911 19 7 12
1912 29 15 14
1913 35 10 25
1914 35 14 21
1915 46 13 33
1916 45 17 28
1917 54 16 38
1918 57 20 37
1919 37 14 23
1920 45 16 29
1921 48 13 35
1922 50 16 34
1923 35 11 24
1924 43 21 22
1925 41 17 24
1926 35 14 21
1927 48 22 26
1928 39 8 31
1929 27 6 21
1930 39 9 30
1931 22 6 16
1932 37 10 27
1933 36 14 22
1934 36 13 23
1935 31 11 20
1936 36 14 22
1937 27 7 20
1938 31 7 24
1939 32 6 26
1940 38 15 23
1941 24 7 17
1942 43 13 30
1943 33 11 22
1944 21 5 16
1945 30 9 21
1946 32 5 27
1947 29 5 24
1948 25 9 16
1949 35 8 27
1950 32 12 20
1951 35 15 20
1952 39 9 30
1953 36 17 19
1954 40 15 25
1955 42 21 21
1956 45 22 23
1957 50 24 26
1958 38 15 23
1959 46 24 22
1960 43 17 26
1961 30 11 19
1962 25 11 14
1963 25 11 14
1964 26 8 18
1965 23 7 16
1966 23 11 12
1967 22 12 10
1968 26 11 15
1969 32 15 17
1970 33 19 14
1971 27 16 11
1972 26 13 13
1973 24 10 14
1974 25 14 11
1975 16 8 8
1976 23 15 8
1977 21 13 8
1978 30 22 8
1979 26 21 5
1980 39 27 12
1981 37 28 9
1982 44 33 11
1983 38 24 14
1984 29 23 6
1985 30 24 6
1986 36 30 6
1987 34 25 9
1988 31 25 6
1989 36 26 10
1990 40 33 7
1991 21 21 0
1992 33 33 0
1993 44 36 8
1994 48 48 0
1995 74 68 6
1996 74 67 7
1997 76 69 7
1998 59 59 0
1999 72 72 0
2000 79 71 8
2001 72 64 8
2002 63 63 0
2003 65 65 0
2004 61 61 0
2005 67 67 0
2006 72 72 0
2007 69 63 6
2008 68 68 0
2009 66 66 0
2010 69 63 6
2011 73 66 7
2012 87 87 0
2013 120 113 7
2014 94 88 6
2015 122 115 7

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Popularity of Ivey as a first name

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Popularity of Ivey as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ivey as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Georgia, North Carolina, or Alabama.

Common last names for Ivey

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Carter
  • Lewis
  • Taylor
  • Allen
  • Collins
  • Evans

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ivey U.S.
  White 71.62% 64.26%
  African American 22.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.04% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ivey

People with the last name Ivey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ivey

  • How Popular is the name Ivey? Ivey is the 3,784th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ivey was the 1,546th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ivey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,759 babies born with the first name Ivey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ivey to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ivey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ivey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ivey is Monday, February 10th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ivey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ivey was in 2015 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Ivey Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ivey is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ivey: Your name in reverse order is Yevi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Veyi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ivey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,263 people with the last name Ivey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ivey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Ivey as their last name.

What Ivey's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Ivey mean?

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Vis for valiant, the way you approach life!

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Yis for young, the years never show!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.