Ívarr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The first part (Ív-) stems from Proto-Germanic *īwaz (yew), whence also Old English īw. The second part (-arr) stems from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (warrior), whence also Old Norse herr (army, crowd). Partly merged with Old Norse Yngvarr, Ingvarr.

Proper noun[edit]

Ívarr m

  1. A male given name.

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: Ivar
  • Estonian: Ivar
  • Latvian: Ivars
  • Faroese: Ívar

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