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Origin and Meaning of Yvonne

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  1. A submission from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Yvonne means "Female archer, beautiful, courageous, loving, smart independent" and is of French origin.
  2. According to a user from Japan, the name Yvonne is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin and means "Beautiful, courageous, loving, smart, independent".
  3. A submission from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Yvonne means "Female Archer" and is of French origin.
  4. According to 5 people from Massachusetts, U.S., the name Yvonne is of French origin and means "Archer".
  5. A submission from Greece says the name Yvonne means "It's from the Ancient Greece meaning the archer".
  6. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Yvonne is of French origin and means "It's Fench and means 'Archer'".
  7. According to 5 people from the United States and Greece, the name Yvonne is of Chinese origin and means "Beauty".
  8. According to a user from Kenya, the name Yvonne means "Gift or Grace".
  9. According to a user from Germany, the name Yvonne is of French origin and means "The one who shoots with an arrow".
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French feminine form of Yvon, variant of Yves, from a Germanic root for "yew" (see Old English iw). It might have originally been used of an archer, since yew wood was used to make bows.

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

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

Notable Persons Named Yvonne

Notable Persons Named Yvonne

Yvonne Strahovski

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.

Yvonne De Carlo

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.

Yvonne McGuinness

Yvonne was born on October 12th, 1972.

Yvonne Elliman

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.

Yvonne Craig

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.

Yvonne Catterfeld

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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  • Donna Fargo
  • Yvonne Rainer
  • Yvonne Chaka Chaka
    Member of Parliament
  • Yvonne de Gaulle
  • Yvonne Ryding
    Beauty Queen
  • Yvonne Blanche Labrousse
    Miss France 1930
  • Yvonne Burke
    Member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Joy Denalane
  • Yvonne Cagle
  • Yvonne Monlaur
  • Yvonne Okoro
  • Yvonne van Gennip

Fun Facts about the name Yvonne

  • How Popular is the name Yvonne? Yvonne is the 473rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yvonne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 156,183 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 3,685 babies. That's a lot of babies named Yvonne!
  • Random Yvonne Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yvonne ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 12 babies in Maine have the same name in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Yvonne: The name spelled backwards is Ennovy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Voyenn. How do you pronounce that?
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