Ives Family History
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Ives Name Meaning
English (Norman) and French: from the Old French personal name Ive (modern French Yves), which is of Germanic origin, being a short form of various compound names containing the element iv-, iwa ‘yew’. The final -s is the mark of the Old French nominative case.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Imes, Rives, Ivey, Ivers, Iles, Ivens, Hees, Vives, Mees, Kees