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First Name
583
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Ivar

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 10 0 10

Fun Facts about the name Ivar

  • How many people with the first name Ivar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 583 babies born with the first name Ivar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ivar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ivar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ivar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ivar is Wednesday, March 24th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Ivar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ivar was in 1918 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Ivar Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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.
  • Weird things about the name Ivar: Your name in reverse order is Ravi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rvai. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Ivar

Ivar Backpack
Ivar Giaever
Ivar Ikea
Ivar Kreuger
Ivar The Boneless
Ivar Engan
Ivar Instructions
Ivar Timewalker
Ivar Wigan
Ivar Cox

What does the name Ivar mean?

Iis for innovator, always improving

Vis for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Past life for Ivar born Aug 3, 1922

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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