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What does Yegor mean?

Yegor Pronunciation of Yegor [yegor] as a boys' name is a Greek and Russian name, and the name Yegor means "farmer". Yegor is a Russian form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios. Yegor is also a derivative of Igor (Russian): variation of Ingvar (Scandinavian) "Ing's soldier".

Associated with: greek, farmer.


Yegor has 2 variants: Egor and Ygor.

3 more related forms via George, Igor: Georg, Sior and Yorgos.

Creative forms:
(male) Yagor, Yegorv, ..

(female) Yegori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yegor Adan (Y.A.), ..

How popular is Yegor?

Yegor is an uncommon first name for men. Yegor is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Yegor (not ranked) is George (#136 a year ago). This relation of Yegor was favored as a birth name during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 4.35%) and has become much less common since (adoption 0.16%, 96.3% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fedor, Gregor, Hebor, Menor, Tedor, Yago and Yvor. Like Yegor, these names are not frequently used.

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