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What does Yvor mean?

Yvor Pronunciation of Yvor [yvor] as a boys' name has the meaning "yew, bow army". Yvor is an alternate form of Ivor (Scandinavian, Old Norse): also possibly related to Ivo.

Associated with: yew (tree), bow (warrior).


Yvor has 2 variants: Ivar and Iver.

2 more related forms via Ivor: Egor and Ifor.

Creative forms:
(male) Phor, Yior, ..

(female) Yvori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yvor Khamari (Y.K.), ..

How popular is Yvor?

Yvor is a rare first name for males. Yvor is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Yvor (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ivor, Iver and Ivar. These relations of Yvor were popular as baby names 105 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Yvor is alike in pronunciation to Ivair. Other suggested similar names are Amor, Cor, Dor, Igor, Noor, Sior, Tavor, Thor, Tor, Yaar, Yasr, Yegor, Ygor, Ymir, Ynyr, York, Yves, Yvo and Yvon. Like Yvor, these names are not commonly used.

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