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How popular is the name Ivy?

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Mumof3ladies Thu 09-Nov-17 18:17:52

As the title says really..how popular is the name Ivy in your local area? How many Ivys do you know?

IVflytrap Thu 09-Nov-17 18:21:26

I don't know any, which is surprising, because similar sounding names like Evie, Ava and Isla are incredibly common where I am (east of England). I like Ivy a lot. Short, sweet but with some substance to it.

deptfordgirl Thu 09-Nov-17 18:42:56

I know a toddler and a baby.

Notalitigator Thu 09-Nov-17 18:44:16

Statistically it is 33rd most popular name in 2016, 42nd in 2015 which is quite a leap.

I'm in the South East, I know 4 under 5.

Notalitigator Thu 09-Nov-17 18:45:25

For context I know more Ivy's than Amelia and Emily which are 2 and 3rd most popular

hungryradish Thu 09-Nov-17 18:49:15

I know one baby named Ivy.

LurkingQuietly Thu 09-Nov-17 18:50:29

I know more Ivy’s than Olivia’s!

Blackandgreencore Thu 09-Nov-17 19:33:06

I also know more Ivys than Olivias. Always at least one Ivy at baby group x

user1499786242 Thu 09-Nov-17 19:36:25

I love the name ivy
Always been one of my favourites
I would love to use it if I ever have a girl but because we are from the south west 'ivy' in a Bristolian accent sounds awful 🙈 'ivay'
If I lived anywhere else I would use it haha

HettyB Thu 09-Nov-17 19:37:08

Statistically it’s popular, but I’ve never come across any and I have a DD in nursery and we go to quite a few toddler groups, etc.

BernardBlacksHangover Thu 09-Nov-17 19:39:59

I have only ever met two. Both are young toddlers.

17caterpillars1mouse Thu 09-Nov-17 19:41:47

I only know one Ivy. She's 3

AnyaMoondial Thu 09-Nov-17 19:44:54

I know one, she's about two months old.

beckythomas Thu 09-Nov-17 19:50:35

Strange! It looks so familiar but havent come across it much. I have come across it with regard to education. The term "Ivy League Schools" - it includes some top schools from the world which are called Ivy League. So, that way I have come across the name Ivy.

ElephantAndBird Thu 09-Nov-17 19:53:03

There are loads round here. Every baby group has at least one. I think it’s overused and dull.

Ledkr Thu 09-Nov-17 19:59:03

It's dds second name

PandaCat Thu 09-Nov-17 20:03:48

I have never met an Ivy.

SuperBeagle Thu 09-Nov-17 20:13:35

It was one of the fastest rising names in the UK over the last two years...

Where I live (Australia), it was number 14 in 2015 and number 16 in 2016, but more babies were born with the name in 2016.

dungandbother Thu 09-Nov-17 20:16:33

2 in a rural one form entry year R this year.
Popular !

Iris is nicer

anothernetter Thu 09-Nov-17 20:22:05

I know one Ivy (toddler)

IslaMann Thu 09-Nov-17 20:24:05

It’s my DDs second name. I adore it.

CottonSock Thu 09-Nov-17 20:25:34

Don't know any

Allthecake Thu 09-Nov-17 20:38:39

I know of one, she’s about 6. I’m in NE Scotland.

ChocolateCrunch Thu 09-Nov-17 20:52:01

I know one, aged 12

Puppymouse Thu 09-Nov-17 21:01:04

I know one. She’s around 10 or 11 now I think.

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