Ivar Origin and Meaning
The name Ivar is a boy's name of Norse origin meaning "yew wood, archer".
Part of a small group of similar names with similar roots — Ivor, Iver, Ivo, Ives — which are all worth looking at. Used throughout Scandinavia, Ivar is currently a Top 100 name in Sweden. In the Willa Cather novel O Pioneers!, there is a character known as —oops —Crazy Ivar.
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Famous People Named Ivar
- Ivar (or Ímar) RagnarssonViking king
- Ivar Vidfamnelegendary Danish king of at least Scania and Zealand
- Ivar of WaterfordNorse king of Waterford and briefly King of Dublin
- Ivar of Limericklast Norse king of Limerick
- Ímar Ua Donnabáin (Ivor O'Donovan)legendary Irish navigator and sorcerer
- Ivar HippeNorwegian consultant and former journalist
- Ivar Frithiof AndresenNorwegian opera singer
- Ivar BallangrudNorwegian speed skater
- Ivar Otto BendixsonSwedish mathematician
- Ivar BernNorwegian chess player
- Ivar FormoNorwegian cross,country skier
- Ivar Asbjørn FøllingNorwegian physician
- Ivar GiaeverNorwegian physicist
- Ivars Godmanisprime minister of Latvia 1990,1993, 2007–2009
- Ivar HaglundSeattle folk singer and founder of Ivar's
- Ivar JacobsonSwedish computer scientist
- Ivar KantsAustralian actor
- Ivar Larsen KirkebyGarstad, Norwegian politician
- Ivar KleivenNorwegian historian and poet
- Ivar KreugerSwedish businessman
- Ivar LangenNorwegian rector
- Ivar LoJohansson, Swedish writer
- Ivar LykkeNorwegian politician and prime minister from 1926 to 1928
- Ivar RoothSwedish banker
- Ivar SkulstadNorwegian politician
- Ivar Bergersen SælenNorwegian politician
- Ivar TengbomSwedish architect
- Ivar Peterson TveitenNorwegian politician
- Ivar SmilgaBolshevik revolutionary leader
- Ivar VennerströmSwedish politician
- Ivar EngerNorwegian former,guitarist of Darkthrone
- Ivar AasenNorwegian lexicographer, creator of Nynorsk
Ivar in Pop Culture
- Ivara character in the video game Tales Of Xilla, pronounced "eye,ver"
- Ivar the TimewalkerValiant Comics universe
- Ivar the BonelessA character from the tv show "Vikings."