Ivar is a ♂ male name.
Ivar is a younger Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Ívarr. Ivar is as well a short variant of the Scandinavian name Ingvar.
Ivar means “archer” or “bow warrior” (from Old Norse “ýr” = bow/yew tree + “-arr/herr” = army/warrior) and “warrior of Yngvi“ or “protected by Yngvi“ (from the name of Germanic God “Yngvi” + Old Norse “-arr/herr” = army/warrior).
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