[ 3 syll. i-vo-ry, iv-ory ] The baby girl name Ivory is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced as AYVah-Riy- †. Ivory has its origins in the English language and it is also used largely in English. Its meaning is derived literally from the common word ivory. See Ivory for more information.
Ivory is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Its usage peaked recently in 2015 with 0.020% of baby girls being named Ivory. It was #719 in rank then. Among all girl names in its family, Ivory was the most frequently used in 2015. Although Ivory is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 1979 that it was more popular with boys. After 1982, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.
† Pronunciation for Ivory: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"