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Ingvar - Meaning of Ingvar

What does Ingvar mean?

Meaning of the name IngvarIngYngvarIngevarIvorYngveIvarIngvarrIngeIverIngvurIngevurIngmarYvorIgor

[ 1 syll. in-(g)var, ing-v-ar ] The baby boy name Ingvar is pronounced as IH-NGV-R †. Ingvar is used predominantly in Scandinavian and English. It is derived from Old Norse origins. The meaning of Ingvar is Ing's warrior, cared for by Ing. It is derived from the words 'Ing' ; 'arr' which means army, warrior ; 'varr' careful. Ingvarr (Old Norse) is an original form of the name. The first element Ing refers to a Germanic god of fertility, who was also known as Ingui or Yngvi. The second element could be 'arr' (meaning army, warrior) or 'varr'. The name Igor is another form, taken to Russia in the 9th century by Scandinavian settlers around Kiev.

Ingvar is a variation (Scandinavian) of the name Ing (German and English).

Ingvar has 13 variations that are used in English and other languages. English variations of Ingvar include Ing, Ingevar, Ingevur, Ingvur, Ivar (used in Scandinavian as well), Iver (used in Scandinavian as well), and Ivor.

Variations used in other languages include Igor (German and Russian), Ingvarr (Scandinavian), Yngvar (Norse and Scandinavian), Yngve (Scandinavian), and Yvor (Russian). The shortening Inge (Scandinavian) is another foreign variation.

See also the related categories, army (warrior), god, element, germanic (german), and scandinavian.

Ingvar is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Ingvar include Ingvarr, Ingevar, Ingvur, and Ingevur.

† Pronunciation for Ingvar: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"


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