Given Name IVOR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: IE-vawr (English), EE-vawr (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Ívarr, which was derived from the elements yr "yew, bow" and arr "warrior". During the Middle Ages it was brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers and invaders, and it was adopted in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Categories

nature, plants, trees
VARIANTS: Íomhar (Irish), Evander, Iomhar (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ívarr (Ancient Scandinavian), Ivar (Danish), Ivar (Norwegian), Ivar (Swedish)
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2016
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2009