What does the name Yew mean? Find out below.
Note: ☞ The American yew Taxus baccata, var. Canadensis) is a low and straggling or prostrate bush, never forming an erect trunk. The California yew Taxus brevifolia) is a good-sized tree, and its wood is used for bows, spear handles, paddles, and other similar implements. Another yew is found in Florida, and there are species in Japan and the Himalayas.
Etymology: OE. ew, AS. eów īw eoh; akin to D. ijf, OHG. īwa īha, G. eibe, Icel. ȳr; cf. Ir. iubhar, Gael. iubhar iughar, W. yw ywen, Lith. jëva the black alder tree
From Middle English ew, from Old English īw, ēow, from Proto-Germanic *īwaz, *īhwaz (compare Icelandic ýr), masculine variant of *īwō (compare Dutch ijf, German Eibe), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyHweh₂ (compare Hittite [script needed] (eja, “type of evergreen”), Welsh yw (“yews”), Lithuanian ievà (“bird cherry”), Russian и́ва (íva, “willow”)).
yew was also found in the following language(s): Noone
Lee Kuan Yew was a Secretary-General of the People's Action Party, 1st Prime Minister of Singapore, Senior Minister, Minister Mentor, and Secretary-General of thePeople's Action Party. Lee was born on September 16th, 1923 in Straits Settlements. He left this life on March 23rd, 2015.
Loke was given the name Wong Loke Yew on October 9th, 1845 in Heshan, Guangdong, China. Loke is also known as Wong Loke Yew. He left this life on February 24th, 1917.
Lee was born on March 19th, 1966.
Lawrence was born on January 17th, 1942 in Beauval, Saskatchewan. He breathed his last breath on April 18th, 1998.
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People with the last name Yew are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander