Ivy

Ivy - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ivy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #614. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ivy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ivy? 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 Ivy. The baby girl name Ivy was given to 1,666 baby girls in 2012, ranking #186 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 848 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ivy peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 186.



Famous with this name

Ivy Olsen
Ivy Vanhaecke
Ivy Hong


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Ivy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ivy is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #46 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #320.

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 Ivy is where you live.


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Ivy origin and meaning

Ivy is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ivy, pop culture references for the name Ivy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ivy

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

Iva / Ivey / Ivie / Ivah / Ife / Ieva / Ivee /

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
2012186
2011263
2010299
2009319
2008297
2007299
2006333
2005307
2004383
2003401
2002405
2001356
2000348
1999373
1998381
1997385
1996404
1995423
1994501
1993567
1992783
1991966
1990769
1989749
1988665
1987536
1986563
1985525
1984640
1983624
1982619
1981654
1980645
1979581
1978658
1977690
1976766
1975599
1974610
1973624
1972611
1971708
1970667
1969645
1968726
1967988
1966788
1965736
1964829
1963764
1962730
1961713
1960602
1959543
1958527
1957509
1956527
1955555
1954690
1953611
1952641
1951702
1950688
1949789
1948797
1947783
19461709
19451122
19441055
19431231
1942950
19411026
1940949
1939838
1938863
1937774
1936951
19351026
1934979
1933785
1932937
1931764
1930790
1929833
1928838
1927780
1926686
1925717
1924699
1923804
1922664
1921653
1920633
1919638
1918598
1917583
1916481
1915540
1914542
1913532
1912519
1911475
1910614

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota46
Wyoming53
Vermont68
Utah80
New Hampshire95
South Dakota117
Kansas119
Montana120
Iowa134
Colorado144
Mississippi146
Michigan149
Minnesota150
South Carolina151
Nebraska157
Nevada162
Kentucky163
Washington171
Oregon172
Arizona172
Pennsylvania172
Wisconsin172
Illinois175
Tennessee181
Virginia183
Arkansas184
New Mexico189
California194
Ohio194
Oklahoma196
North Carolina201
New York203
Alaska210
Maryland215
Georgia215
Florida217
Missouri226
West Virginia233
Indiana259
Connecticut265
Louisiana267
Massachusetts275
Texas290
Hawaii290
Idaho299
Alabama308
New Jersey320

Even more about Ivy


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 Ivy 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 Ivy?

2 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ivy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 848
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,666

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