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What does Iver mean?

Iver /iv-er/ as a name for boys. Iver's name origin is French, and the name Iver means "yew, bow army". Iver is a variant form of Ivo (French) with the suffix -er. Iver is also a variant of Ivor (Scandinavian, Old Norse).


Iver has 3 variants: Ivair, Ivar and Yvor.

Iver has 8 more related forms via Ivo, Ivor: Egor, Ifor, Ive, Iven, Ives, Ivon, Yves and Yvo.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Iner, Iverin, ..

(female) Iveria, Iverra, ..

How popular is Iver?

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


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Iver for boys. Iver reached its highest rank of #1158 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iver name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Iver and corresponding names. Ivor and Ivar are the popular varying forms of Iver. Adoption of these relations of Iver was common among parents 104 years ago (usage of 0.01%).

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

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

Similar Names


Iver is pronounced similarly to Weaver. Other suggested similar names are Acer, Amer, Avner, Dover, Dyer, Eber, Eder, Ezer, Gaer, Ger, Igor, Ike, Ikey, Ilar, Inar, Ines, Inver, Irven, Ivan, Iyar, Keer, Ker, Myer, Ner, Omer, Peer, Per, River, Rover, Umer and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than Iver.