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What does Ivor mean?

Ivor Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, norse, yew (tree), scottish, gaelic


VARIANTS Egor, Ifor, Iomhair, Iomhar, Ivar, Iver, Yvor

SEE ALSO Evander

RELATED FORMS VIA INGVAR, IVO Ivair, Ive, Iven, Ives, Ivo, Ivon, Yves, Yvo



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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, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Evander (#1061 LAST YEAR), Ivar and Iver are the popular related forms of Ivor. These forms of Ivor were popular presently (USAGE OF 0.01%). Evander is the most trendy birth name in this compilation.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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