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Other Forms FormsIvars, Aivar (Estonian), Aiva (feminine), Aivis?
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Meaning & History
Latvian form of Ivar
, allegedly reflecting the English pronunciation (of Ivor
). It originated in the early 20th century, at the same time many other Latvian names were coined. The writer Vilis Lācis used it for a character in his novel 'Uz jauno krastu' (1952).