What does the name Yve mean?
Yve is a masculine or French feminine given name of Germanic origin, which is related to Yvonne and Yves, and may be used as a shortened form of Yvain or Yvette. It is also an uncommon surname.
What is the English equivalent of the name Yves?
Yvonne is of French origin and the meaning of Yvonne is ‘yew wood’ or ‘archer’. It is the feminine form of Yves, Yvon and Ivo. In France, it was ranked the seventh most popular name in1900. In history, bows were made out of yew wood.
How is Yve pronounced?
Yves Origin and Meaning The name Yves is a boy’s name of French origin meaning “yew wood”. On paper, with its stylish ties to fashion legend Yves Saint-Laurent (born Henri), Yves looks great, but the pronunciation–EVE– could lead to gender confusion.