Ivory

Ivory - A very unique female name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ivory, meaning pale, white, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #731. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ivory and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ivory? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ivory. The baby girl name Ivory was given to 190 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1034 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,438 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ivory peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 731.



Famous with this name

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Ivory is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ivory is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #317 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,372.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ivory is where you live.


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Ivory origin and meaning

Ivory is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pale, white. To see famous people named Ivory, pop culture references for the name Ivory and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ivory

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ivory, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121034
20111623
20102003
20091986
20081697
20071994
20061660
20051574
20041876
20031593
20021594
20011392
20001378
19991285
19981349
19971787
19961448
19952021
19941561
19931329
19921461
19911390
19901402
19891340
19881209
19871189
19861343
19851110
19841102
1983826
1982844
19811841
19802140
19791828
19781686
19773092
19761851
19742502
19732788
19711778
19702779
19691997
19652390
19642424
19631679
19621458
19611619
19601434
19591527
19581877
19571289
19561159
19551334
19531500
1952977
19511208
19501038
19491149
19481138
19471094
19461070
1945965
1944997
19431041
1942993
19411096
1940968
1939984
19381050
19371167
1936950
1935924
1934944
19331089
1932997
19311036
1930884
1929906
19281192
1927807
1926994
1925970
1924966
1923882
1922817
19211091
19201031
1919804
1918975
19171026
19161174
1915957
19141279
1912849
1911731

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho317
Oregon632
Alabama720
Florida740
Missouri760
Ohio809
South Carolina824
Arizona829
North Carolina845
California876
Georgia911
Colorado944
Wisconsin954
Tennessee972
Texas1060
Washington1145
Pennsylvania1285
Illinois1363
New York2372

Even more about Ivory


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ivory a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ivory?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ivory
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,438
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +190

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