OTHER SCRIPTS: Игорь (Russian), Игор (Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: EE-gahr (Russian), EE-gawr (Polish) [key]
Meaning & History
Russian form of Yngvarr
). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two Grand Princes of Kiev. A famous bearer was Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring'.
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