What does Ivor mean?
Ivor \i-vor\ 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Evander.
Ivor is an uncommon given name for men. Ivor is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ivor and affiliated names. Ivar is the only popular related form of Ivor (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These names are rarely used for boys. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Igor. Like Ivor, this name is not commonly used.