What does Ivor mean?
Ivor [ivor] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ivor is "yew, bow army". Also possibly related to Ivo or to Ingvar. In Welsh, Ivor is used as as a form of Ifor, meaning "lord". Íomhar is the Scottish Gaelic form. Songwriter/actor Ivor Novello.
Affiliated boy name: Evander.Creative forms:
(male) Ilor, Inor, ..
(female) Ivorra, Ivorria, .. Middle name pairings:
Ivor Nigel (I.N.), ..
How popular is Ivor?
Ivor is an uncommon given name for men. Ivor is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ivor entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #1928 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Evander (#1609 last year), Ivar and Iver are the popular related forms of Ivor. These forms of Ivor were popular in the 1910s (usage of 0.01%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.01%, down 18.8%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Amor, Cor, Dor, Ido, Igor, Ilar, Ilon, Inar, Inver, Ion, Ivan▲, Iwo, Iyar, Noor, Sior, Tavor, Thor, Tor and Ygor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ivor.See names in meaning and etymology.