Last name origins & meanings:
- Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name
Ivar, from Old Norse Ívarr, a compound of either
ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) +
ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.
- North German (Frisian): patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements
īwa ‘yew (tree)’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘firm’.
- English: variant spelling of Iverson.
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