US Popularity:4003
Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Yew tree, bow; The bow of the warrior
Iver is a masculine name of Scandinavian origin. Derived from the Old Norse name Ívarr, the name means “yew tree” or “yew bow” and “the bow of the warrior” and refers to bows built from yew wood. For indie-folk fans, the spelling of Iver can also refer to the acclaimed band Bon Iver, who are known for their hauntingly beautiful melodies and hypnotic vocals. Whether you want to inspire baby with warrior-like strength or heartwarming music, a name like Iver brings plenty of encouragement.

Iver Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Iver is currently #2518 on The Bump
Boy:Iver is currently #778 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Iver is currently #4003 in U.S. births
Boy:Iver is currently #1260 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 459
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Name by Bruce Lansky, pg. 427

  • Name Doctor, Iver

  • Behind the Name, Iver, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Ivor, June 2023

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