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Meaning and Name Origin

Iver \i-ver\ as a name for boys. Iver's name origins are French, Scandinavian and Old Norse, and the name Iver means "yew, bow army". Iver is a variant of Ivo (French): Latin form of Yves used in Germany and sometimes in the English-speaking world. Iver is also a variant of Ivor (Scandinavian, Old Norse): also possibly related to Ivo or to Ingvar.


Iver has 3 variants: Ivair, Ivar and Yvor.

Iver has 10 more related forms via Ivo, Ivor: Egor, Ifor, Iomhair, Iomhar, Ive, Iven, Ives, Ivon, Yves and Yvo.


Iver is an unusual first name for men. Iver is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Iver and corresponding names. The only popular varying form of Iver (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Ivar. These names are not widely used as names for baby boys. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Iver and related baby names in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Inver. Like Iver, this name is not commonly used.