What is the meaning of Yvonne?


The name "Yvonne" is of French and old German origin, and it means "yew." It also means "archer," as many bows were made from yew wood. "Yvonne" is a name typically given to females and is pronounced "ee-VAHN."

Variant spellings of the name "Yvonne" include "Evonne," "Evon" and "Evaughn." Closely related names include "Evonnia," "Evony," "Lavon" and "Lavone." Common nicknames for individuals with the name "Yvonne" are "Vonnie" and "Yvette." "Yvonne" is also considered a form of "Yves," a saint's name, and the name "Ivo," which also means "yew."

Famous people with the name include actresses Yvonne Strahovski, Yvonne DeCarlo, Yvonne Craig and Yvonne Zima.

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