Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name borrowed from France, in regular use since the twentieth century.

Etymologies

French feminine form of Yvon, variant of Yves, from Germanic root iv (yew). It might refer to an archer, since yew wood was used to make bows. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • BILL MARLER, ATTORNEY FOR YVONNE MILLER: Well, I think the important thing is to know that, you know, Yvonne didn't go to the petting zoo.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2005

  • Yvonne is so beautiful and Weston … well, Weston looks like the mutant love child of Brian Hatcher and Gary Frank.

    The NECON Roast of Weston Ochse and Yvonne Navarro – Brian Keene

  • Full disclosure - Yvonne is a very close friend of mine and she sent me a signed copy as a gift, but the instant I started reading, all I cared about was the story.

    Claiming His Runaway Bride - Yvonne Lindsay

  • Yvonne is selling it for just RM10 and you can drop by her place in Subang Jaya to pick up a copy before Valentine's Day.

    Yvonne's Valentine Ad

  • Leslie, does the name Yvonne Rodriguez (ph) ring a bell to you?

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2006

  • In a modest two-bedroom apartment in a housing development built to be affordable to families on government assistance, lives a sixty-three-year-old grandmother—call her Yvonne Flowers—who tends to her “grandfamily.”

    Shock of Gray

  • He was staring impassively at the decapitated body of Maria Craponcia, alias Yvonne, covered in insects.

    The Shadow of the Wind

  • He remembered a girl called Marguerite -- she was exquisite; and another called Yvonne -- he had adored her.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • For advance tickets or more information, please call Yvonne 519-922-3448 or Karen

    SIMCOE - Home

  • Robin Buck, who called Yvonne for help, was having problem with her phone company, believing she had been ripped off.

    KDKA - Pittsburgh's Source for Breaking News, Weather and Sports

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