From the experts:
Ivor, a favorite choice for upscale characters in Brit Lit novels by authors like P.G. Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh, is an interesting and unusual name just waiting to be discovered by parents in this country.
Ivor Novello was the stage name of a popular Welsh actor and songwriter of the recent past who brought it to prominence in England.
An equally appealing name is the related Ivo, which has the energetic impact of all names ending in 'o'.