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What does Iomhair mean?

Iomhair Pronunciation of Iomhair [iomhair] as a boys' name. The name Iomhair means "yew, bow army". Iomhair is an alternate form of Ivor (Scandinavian, Old Norse): also possibly related to Ivo.

Associated with: yew (tree), bow (warrior).


Iomhair has 1 variant: Iomhar.

Creative forms:
(male) Iommar, Ishair, ..

(female) Iomir, Iomrai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Iomhair Omari (I.O.), ..

How popular is Iomhair?

Iomhair is an uncommon given name for men. Iomhair is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Iomhair (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Ivor. Adoption of this form of Iomhair was at its highest a century ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iomhair and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ismail, Ivair, Izmail, Lothair and Zuhair. Like Iomhair, these names are not frequently used.

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