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What does Igor mean?

Igor Pronunciation of Igor [ig-or] as a boys' name is pronounced EE-gor, EYE-gor. It is of Russian origin. Variant of Ingvar (Scandinavian) "Ing's soldier". Composer Igor Stravinsky.

Associated with: scandinavian, soldier (warrior).


Igor has 5 variants: Inge, Ingemar, Ingmar, Yegor and Ygor.

Affiliated boy names: Egor and George.

Creative forms:
(male) Ilor, Inor, ..

(female) Igne, Igori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Igor Reid (I.R.), ..

How popular is Igor?

Igor is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Igor is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. George (#136 in recent rankings) is the only popular variation form of Igor (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Igor was at the height of its popularity in the 1880s (usage of 4.35%) and is now significantly less popular (usage 0.16%, down 96.3%), with George becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of George outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amor, Cor, Dor, Iago, Ido, Ifor, Ilar, Ilon, Inar, Ingo, Ion, Ivar, Iver, Ivo, Ivon, Ivor, Iwo, Iyar, Noor, Sior, Thor, Tor and Yvor. Like Igor, these names are not frequently used.