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GenderMasculine
UsageFrench
PronouncedPron.EEV
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Meaning & History

Medieval French form of IVO (1). This was the name of two French saints: an 11th-century bishop of Chartres and a 13th-century parish priest and lawyer, also known as Ivo of Kermartin, the patron saint of Brittany.
DiminutiveYvon
Feminine FormsYvette, Yvonne
Other Languages & CulturesIvo Ancient Germanic Erwan, Erwann Breton Ivo Czech Ivo, Yvo Dutch Ivo German Ives History Ivo Italian Iwo Polish Ivo Portuguese

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Entry updated October 30, 2011   Contribute