Yvonne

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French feminine form of Yvon, variant of Yves, from Germanic root iv (yew). It might refer to an archer, since yew wood was used to make bows.

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Proper noun[edit]

Yvonne

  1. A female given name borrowed from France, in regular use since the twentieth century.
    • 1896 Ernest Christopher Dowson: Yvonne of Brittany:
      In your mother's apple orchard
      When the world was left behind:
      You were shy, so shy, Yvonne!
      But your eyes were calm and kind.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yvonne

  1. A female given name of French origin.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yvonne

  1. A female given name, the feminine form of Yvon.

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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Yvonne

  1. A female given name of French origin.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yvonne

  1. A female given name of French origin.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yvonne

  1. A female given name of French origin.