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Girl Name: Ivory

Name: Ivory
Pronunciation: \i-vo-ry\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Ivory's also a boy name)
Meaning: creamy-white color; hard tusk used for carving fine art, jewellery
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Avery, Averi
Variant forms: Ivoreen, Ivorie, Ivorine
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1385
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3364


Ivory \i-vo-ry\ as a girl's name is pronounced EYE-vree. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ivory is "creamy-white color; hard tusk used for carving fine art and jewellery".

Ivory has 3 variant forms: Ivoreen, Ivorie and Ivorine.

Baby names that sound like Ivory are Avery and Averi.


Ivory is a very popular first name for women (#1385 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3364 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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