Given Name IVAYLO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Bulgarian
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ивайло (Bulgarian)

Meaning & History

Perhaps derived from an old Bulgar name meaning "wolf". This was the name of a 13th-century emperor of Bulgaria. It is possible that this spelling was the result of a 15th-century misreading of his real name Vulo from historical documents.


animals, canines, emperors, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017