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Meaning and name origin

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


Iver has 3 variant forms: Ivair, Ivar, Yvor.


Iver is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Iver and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Ivar. (2014 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

Suggested similar baby names are Ifor, Inver, Ive, Iven and Ives. Like Iver, these names are not commonly used.