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Igor



Origin: Russian

Meaning: the Russian form of Ingvar, an Old Norse form of Yngvarr from Yngvi, an Old Norse cognate of Ing (the alternate name of the Norse god Frey) possibly meaning "ancestor" combined with the old Norse element arr meaning "warrior" so essentially meaning "Ing's warrior".


Variants:
  • Yngvarr (Ancient Scandinavian)
  • Yngvar (Norwegian)
  • Ingvar (Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish)
  • Ihar (Belarusian)
  • Ihor (Ukrainian)

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