First Name
645
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ivar

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Alt. Meaning

I is for innovator, always improving

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons Named Ivar

Ivar Giæver is a scientist in the field of physics. Ivar was born on April 5th, 1929 in Bergen.

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Ivar Bjørnson is a viking metal, black metal, and progressive metal musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Electronic keyboard, Synthesizer, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1991. Ivar was given the name Ivar Skontorp Peersen on November 27th, 1977.

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Ivar Kreuger was a businessperson, business magnate, businessman, and industrialist. Ivar was born on March 2nd, 1880 in Kalmar, Sweden. He breathed his last breath on March 12th, 1932.

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Lord was given the name Ivar Alexander Michael Mountbatten by his parents David Mountbatten and 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven on March 9th, 1963 in London, England.

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Ivar Jacobson is a scientist in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, and software engineering. Ivar was born on September 2nd, 1939 in Ystad.

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Ivar Aasen was a philologist, lexicographer, playwright, poet, philology, and lexicography. Ivar was given the name Ivar Andreas Aasen on August 5th, 1813 in Ørsta, Norway. He left this life on September 23rd, 1896.

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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
2016 14 0 14
2017 48 0 48

Common last names for Ivar

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Nelson
  • Larson
  • Swanson
  • Pearson
  • Erickson
  • Hanson
  • Benson
  • Gustafson
  • Iversen

Fun Facts about the name Ivar

  • How Popular is the name Ivar? Ivar is the 13,901st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ivar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 645 babies born with the first name Ivar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ivar to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • 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 2017 with a total of 48 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 Iarv. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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