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Gender: Male Meaning of Ivor: "yew" Origin of Ivor: Scottish variation of Welsh Ifor

Ivor Origin and Meaning

The name Ivor is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "yew".

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'.

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Famous People Named Ivor

Pop Culture References for the name Ivor

Yvor, Ivar, Ive, Ifor, Iver, Ivair

Ivor's International Variations

Yvon, Yves, Yvet (French) Ivo (German) Ibon (Basque)

Comments

Kaygirardi Says:

2016-12-08T12:38:03

My brother's name was Ivor. I also like Iva for a girl and Ivy although it really is getting so popular

EW314 Says:

2016-02-04T15:42:12

Love Ivor and Ifor! So strong, simple and underused. Ivo would be a cute nickname.