Igor
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Given Name IGOR
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Игорь (Russian), Игор (Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: EE-gahr (Russian), EE-gawr (Polish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two Grand Princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
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OTHER LANGUAGES: Yngvarr (Ancient Scandinavian), Ingvar (Danish), Yngvi (Norse Mythology), Ingvar, Yngvar (Norwegian), Ingvar (Swedish)
Popularity
England and Wales  ranked #412 
Czech Republic  - 
Poland  ranked #16 
Portugal  - 
Slovenia  -