Yvonne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Yvonne:
French feminine form of Yvon and Yves, names of Germanic origin derived from the element iv (yew).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Yvonne
Vonnie, Yvie, Evie, Von, Bonnie, Ronnie, Scone, Eve
- Meanings and history of the name Yvonne
Hebrew: Gift or Grace of God
French/Old German "Yew wood" or "Archer"
- Famous real-life people named Yvonne
Evonne Cawley, tennis player
Yvonne Dionne, one of the famous Dionne quintuplets.
Yvonne De Carlo, actress
Yvonne Mitchell, actress
Yvonne Romain, actress
Yvonne Elliman, pop singer
Yvonne Bryceland: South African actress.
Yvonne Monlaur - French actress.
Yvonne Minton: Australian opera singer.
Yvonne Jacquette: U.S. artist (painter, printmaker)
Yvonne Kenny, Australian opera singer
Yvonne Craig, Actress famous for playing Batgirl on the 1960's series "Batman"
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, American politician. She was the second black woman elected to the US House of Representatives.
Yvonne Arnaud, French actress.
Yvonne Printemps, French actress.
Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress.
- Yvonne in song, story & screen
Miss Yvonne, character on "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Jack Penate's song "My Yvonne"
Hank Williams song "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" mentions name Yvonne
Hank Williams song "I'm Yvonne (Of the Bayou)"