Name Ivain - Meaning of the Name

Name Ivain - Meaning of the Name

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Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

Ivain is a derivative of Owain, first name used by the French poet Chrétien de Troyes in the 12th century for his novels on Arthur, this male name may also come from the Celtic terms "iv" and "if", meaning "shrub". It can also be considered as close to the ancient Slavic "Ioannu", derived from the Greek "Ioannes" or "Jean".


One of the Knights of the Round Table was named Yvain.

Among the famous Yves, include filmmakers Yves Robert and Yves Loiseau, couturier Yves Saint-Laurent, singers Yves Duteil, Yves Simon and Yves Montand, writer Yves Berger, poets Yves Buin and Yves Bonnefoy, oceanographer Jean - Yves Cousteau and the surrealist painter Yves Tanguy.

His character :

Ivain have personality and joie de vivre to spare. They make them enjoy their surroundings. Sociability, seduction and charm are all assets that make them pleasant to everyone.


Jean, Yvain and Yves.

His party :

May 19th. Saint Yves was honored on that date, born in Côtes-d'Armor in 1253. After studying law in Orleans and theology in Paris, Saint Yves was appointed ecclesiastical judge in Rennes before becoming a country priest in Louannec. Regarded as the advocate of the poor, Saint Yves is the most popular saint in Brittany.

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