Yvonne

First Name
156k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yvonne

"Yvonne" is a name of French origin, and it means "Yew". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

French feminine form of Yvon, variant of Yves, from Germanic root iv (yew). It might refer to an archer, since yew wood was used to make bows.

  1. A female given name borrowed from France, in regular use since the twentieth century.

Yvonne was also found in the following language(s): Danish, French, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Yvonne

Yvonne Strahovski is an actress. She was most active from 2004 to present. Yvonne was given the name Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski on July 30th, 1982 in Werrington Downs, New South Wales, Australia. Yvonne is also known as Strzechowski and Yvonne.

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Yvonne De Carlo was an actress, singer, and dancer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1941 to 1941. Yvonne was given the name Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1st, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She died on January 8th, 2007.

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Yvonne was born on October 12th, 1972.

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Yvonne Elliman is a broadway theatre, disco, and pop music singing and songwriter. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. She holds the title I Don't Know How to Love Him" and If I Can't Have You". Her career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Yvonne was given the name Yvonne Marianne Elliman on December 29th, 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Yvonne Craig was an actress and actor. She was most active from 1957 to 2011. Yvonne was given the name Yvonne Joyce Craig on May 16th, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. She breathed her last breath on August 17th, 2015.

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Yvonne Catterfeld is a pop music and soul music singing, songwriter, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Yvonne was born Yvonne Catterfeld on December 2nd, 1979. Yvonne is also known as Catterfeld and Vivianne.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1886 6 6 0
1888 7 7 0
1890 7 7 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 19 19 0
1893 22 22 0
1894 29 29 0
1895 38 38 0
1896 25 25 0
1897 53 53 0
1898 55 55 0
1899 62 62 0
1900 90 90 0
1901 93 93 0
1902 84 84 0
1903 109 109 0
1904 108 108 0
1905 92 92 0
1906 94 94 0
1907 101 101 0
1908 104 104 0
1909 105 105 0
1910 131 131 0
1911 132 132 0
1912 217 217 0
1913 220 220 0
1914 295 295 0
1915 379 379 0
1916 403 403 0
1917 429 429 0
1918 522 522 0
1919 546 546 0
1920 702 702 0
1921 766 761 5
1922 758 758 0
1923 843 843 0
1924 910 910 0
1925 963 963 0
1926 1,073 1,067 6
1927 1,022 1,015 7
1928 1,138 1,133 5
1929 1,217 1,211 6
1930 1,251 1,242 9
1931 1,276 1,270 6
1932 1,220 1,215 5
1933 1,160 1,153 7
1934 1,507 1,495 12
1935 2,403 2,387 16 #98 girl name
1936 3,049 3,036 13 #81 girl name
1937 3,187 3,172 15 #77 girl name
1938 2,623 2,607 16
1939 2,660 2,647 13 #90 girl name
1940 2,331 2,321 10
1941 2,213 2,198 15
1942 2,122 2,113 9
1943 1,950 1,941 9
1944 1,798 1,792 6
1945 1,831 1,822 9
1946 2,482 2,477 5
1947 2,919 2,914 5
1948 3,054 3,043 11
1949 3,061 3,051 10
1950 3,250 3,243 7
1951 3,547 3,535 12
1952 3,640 3,627 13
1953 3,697 3,683 14
1954 3,572 3,560 12
1955 3,550 3,543 7
1956 3,595 3,585 10
1957 3,660 3,644 16
1958 3,332 3,324 8
1959 3,298 3,291 7
1960 3,418 3,402 16
1961 3,569 3,553 16
1962 3,393 3,379 14
1963 3,091 3,075 16
1964 3,142 3,133 9
1965 2,963 2,954 9
1966 2,833 2,824 9
1967 2,722 2,707 15
1968 2,584 2,572 12
1969 2,371 2,354 17
1970 2,382 2,374 8
1971 2,200 2,188 12
1972 1,909 1,904 5
1973 1,730 1,721 9
1974 1,550 1,541 9
1975 1,329 1,329 0
1976 1,301 1,290 11
1977 1,211 1,206 5
1978 1,220 1,208 12
1979 1,247 1,235 12
1980 1,164 1,159 5
1981 1,095 1,081 14
1982 1,013 1,007 6
1983 914 908 6
1984 793 793 0
1985 758 751 7
1986 736 736 0
1987 735 730 5
1988 675 667 8
1989 682 671 11
1990 717 712 5
1991 649 649 0
1992 677 677 0
1993 558 558 0
1994 520 520 0
1995 455 455 0
1996 447 447 0
1997 359 359 0
1998 329 329 0
1999 274 274 0
2000 271 271 0
2001 211 211 0
2002 239 239 0
2003 229 229 0
2004 210 210 0
2005 205 205 0
2006 177 177 0
2007 195 195 0
2008 172 172 0
2009 125 125 0
2010 127 127 0
2011 129 129 0
2012 132 132 0
2013 122 122 0
2014 127 127 0
2015 119 119 0
2016 123 123 0
2017 98 98 0

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Popularity of Yvonne as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yvonne

  • What name lists does Yvonne rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Yvonne? Yvonne is the 466th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yvonne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 155,942 babies born with the first name Yvonne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yvonne to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yvonne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yvonne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yvonne is Saturday, December 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Yvonne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yvonne was in 1953 with a total of 3,683 babies. That's a lot of babies named Yvonne!
  • Random Yvonne Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yvonne ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Yvonne: Your name in reverse order is Ennovy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vyonne. How do you pronounce that?

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