Name Iwar Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Iwar


Iwar is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Iwar?

Iwar is a Scandinavian name and derived from the Old Norse name Ívarr. Besides, Iwar is a short form of the Nordic name Ingvar or the Old Danish name Ingwar.

What does the name Iwar mean?

Iwar 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).

Pronunciation of Iwar

Variants of the name Iwar

Ivar Yvar

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Popularity of the name Iwar

The name Iwar is ranked #4697 overall.

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