Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /iv.liz/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Yves (or an elaboration using Élise). It was (first?) borne by the title character in the Italian novel Yvelise (1923) by Guido da Verona. It later appeared in the photonovel Yvelise devant l'amour published in the French magazine Nous Deux in 1950.

Related Names

DiminutivesYveline, Yvonne
Masculine FormsYves, Yvon
Other Languages & CulturesIvet(Bulgarian) Ivet, Ivette(Catalan) Ivona(Croatian) Iva, Iveta, Yveta, Ivka, Ivona, Yvona(Czech) Yvonne(Danish) Ivonne, Yvonne(Dutch) Yvette, Evette, Evonne, Yvonne(English) Ivonne, Yvonne(German) Ivett(Hungarian) Iveta(Latvian) Ivona(Macedonian) Yvonne(Norwegian) Iwona(Polish) Ivone, Ivonette(Portuguese) Ivona(Serbian) Iveta, Ivona(Slovak) Ivelisse(Spanish (Caribbean)) Yvonne(Swedish)



Entry updated June 9, 2023