Given Name YVES

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: EEV   [details]

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.

Categories

green, nature, plants, red, trees
DIMINUTIVE: Yvon
FEMININE FORMS: Yvette, Yvonne
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ivo (Ancient Germanic), Erwan, Erwann (Breton), Ivo (Czech), Ivo, Yvo (Dutch), Ivo (German), Ives (History), Ivo (Italian), Iwo (Polish), Ivo (Portuguese)
  France
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  Netherlands
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  Switzerland
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