♀ Name Yvonne – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Yvonne

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Yvonne is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Yvonne

Yvonne is a feminine form of the Old High German masculine name Ivo or the French Name Yvon, which derived from Yves.

It is the feminine form of Yvon, which is derived from the French name Yves. It is from the French word iv, meaning “yew” (or tree). Since yew wood was used for bows, Ivo may have been an occupational name meaning “archer”.

Meaning of Yvonne

Yvonne means “yew” (from Old High German “iwa” or French “if”) and “archer”, because yew wood was used for bows.

Pronunciation of Yvonne

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