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Meaning & History
Means "son of Ive
", a medieval male personal name, brought into England by the Normans but ultimately of Germanic origin, a shortened form of any of a range of compound names beginning with īv
"yew" (cf. modern French Yves
). This surname was borne by American film director Charles Ives (1874-1954).