Ivar Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ivor:
Scottish form of Ivar, a name introduced by Scandinavian settlers. It is derived from the Old Norse elements yŕ (yew, bow) and herr (warrior, army): hence, "archer, bow warrior."
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"Yew warrior", from Old Norse.
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Ivar the Boneless, Danish Viking chieftan
Ivar Vidfamne, legendary Danish king of at least Scania and Zealand
Ivar Frithiof Andresen, Norwegian opera singer.
Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian speed skater
Ivar Otto Bendixson, Swedish mathematician.
Ivar Bern, Norwegian chess player
Ivar Formo, Norwegian cross-country skier
Ivar Asbjørn Følling, Norwegian physician
Ivar Giaever, Norwegian physicist
Ivar Haglund, Seattle folk singer and founder of Ivar's
Ivar Jacobson, Swedish computer scientist
Ivar Kants, Australian actor
Ivar Larsen Kirkeby-Garstad, Norwegian politician
Ivar Kleiven, Norwegian historian and poet
Ivar Kreuger, Swedish businessman
Ivar Langen, Norwegian rector
Ivar Lo-Johansson, Swedish writer
Ivar Lykke, Norwegian politician and prime minister from 1926 to 1928
Ivar Rooth, Swedish banker
Ivar Skulstad, Norwegian politician
Ivar Bergersen Sælen, Norwegian politician
Ivar Tengbom, Swedish architect
Ivar Peterson Tveiten, Norwegian politician
Ivar Smilga, Bolshevik revolutionary leader
Ivar Vennerström, Swedish politician
Ivar Enger, Norwegian former-guitarist of Darkthrone
- Ivar in song, story & screen
Ivar Erlendsson, from Sigrid Unset's Kristin Lavrandatter
Ivar the Timewalker