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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ivar

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Yew
  • #14217 All Time
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How popular is the name "Ivar" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1911 11 0 11
1912 9 0 9
1913 12 0 12
1914 10 0 10
1915 15 0 15
1916 8 0 8
1917 12 0 12
1918 17 0 17
1919 15 0 15
1920 16 0 16
1921 13 0 13
1922 6 0 6
1923 11 0 11
1924 10 0 10
1925 13 0 13
1926 9 0 9
1927 10 0 10
1928 12 0 12
1929 14 0 14
1930 11 0 11
1931 14 0 14
1932 7 0 7
1933 8 0 8
1934 11 0 11
1935 8 0 8
1936 6 0 6
1937 5 0 5
1938 7 0 7
1939 7 0 7
1942 7 0 7
1943 9 0 9
1944 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 6 0 6
1950 6 0 6
1951 5 0 5
1953 8 0 8
1954 8 0 8
1955 8 0 8
1956 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1961 10 0 10
1962 10 0 10
1965 7 0 7
1966 5 0 5
1969 8 0 8
1970 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1974 7 0 7
1977 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1986 5 0 5
1989 5 0 5
1997 6 0 6
2000 7 0 7
2002 5 0 5
2003 10 0 10
2006 8 0 8
2008 10 0 10
2009 8 0 8
2010 5 0 5
2011 6 0 6
2013 11 0 11
2014 11 0 11

Want to know about the populiarty of Ivar? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 573 babies born with the name Ivar in the United States. That's more than enough Ivars to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ivar" was in 1918 with a total of 17 babies.

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ivar" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of only 11 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ivar popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ivar in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ivar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ivar as well as things modernly associated with the name Ivar such as celebrities named Ivar.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Ivar

The name "Ivar" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Yew". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for vision, few can share.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ravi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iarv". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ivar born Jun 23, 1965

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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