Ivar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Ívarr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ívarr

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ivarinpoika Finland
Ivarsen Denmark Norway
Ivarson Norway Sweden
Ivarssen Norway
Ivarsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Ivarssøn Norway
Ivarsøn Norway

Female

Ivardatter Norway
Ivardotter Norway
Ivarintytär Finland
Ivarsdatter Norway
Ivarsdotter Sweden
Ivarsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ivar
Genitive: Ivars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ivar
Genitive: Ivarin
Partitive: Ivaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ivar
Accusative: Ivar
Dative: Ivari
Genitive: Ivars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ivar
Genitive: Ivars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ivar
Genitive: Ivars

Name Days

Norway Norway

31 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

22 August

Sweden Sweden

31 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Ivar was a heavy storm in Norway and Sweden in December 2013.
  • Ivar is an IKEA product name (shelf/chair) [10]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
4088 20199 5 6 4083 20193
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
3266 0 0
n.a.
3266
Denmark Denmark[13]
461
n.a.
0
n.a.
461
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
0 12
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
2 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
8343
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8343
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ivar (m) Sources: [11][13][16][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ivar (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ivar (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Ivar (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Ivar (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables