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What does Iomhar mean?

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

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


Iomhar has 1 variant: Iomhair.

1 more relation via Ivor: Ivar.

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

(female) Iomna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Iomhar Angus (I.A.), ..

How popular is Iomhar?

Iomhar is an unusual given name for men. Iomhar is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Iomhar (outside Top 2000) are Ivor and Ivar. These relations of Iomhar were popular as baby names a century ago (average #1962). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Iomhar is pronounced similarly to Ammar, Omar and Umar. Other suggested similar names are Alomar, Bonar, Bonnar, Damar, Demar, Edmar, Elmar, Hamar, Hammar, Homar, Ihab, Ilar, Imad, Iman, Imray, Inar, Ingmar, Ingvar, Inman, Isachar, Isham, Ismaal, Ismal, Ismat, Ismay, Itamar, Itzhak, Iyar, Iyyar, Jamar, Jemar, Jimar, Joemar, Johar, Jomar, Kumar, Lamar, Lemar, Lollar, Lothar, Osmar, Sachar, Ulmar, Xiomar and Zaphar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Iomhar.

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