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Yvonna Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Yvonna is of French and Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Yvonna is "yew, archer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 18986  in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Yvonna Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Yvonna has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Yvonna to other names.


The meaning of Yvonne is "yew". It may also mean "archer" as bows were made from yew wood.


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Related Names

Yvonna is a form of the name Yvonne.

Other Tidbits

Yvonna falls into the name categories occupational, tree.

Name Fun

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Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.