Name for today- 26th April

Igor

Igor is a boys name.

It is said EE-gahr (Russian), EE-gawr (Polish.

It is the Russian form of Ingvarr.

Igor is the hunchbacked assistant in movies to villains such as Count Dracula.

Baby Name Wizard Popularity of Igor: #8 in Ukraine, #9 in Russia (Moscow) #13 in Poland

Variants/Nicknames: Inge, Ingmar.

Comments on Igor:

The name is of Slavic origin not Norse, we have other names such as Jago, Jagomir, Jagos and Jagor which is derived from a flower of the same name + a feminine suffix (jagorcevina, jagorcika). Also Ivor is Slavic deriving from the word ‘javor’ (marple tree). Both names occur in Serbian.

— Anonymous User  1/29/2009

I enjoy the resounding boom this name has. You certainly wouldn’t forget meeting a boy named Igor.

— New_Chloe 2/10/2010


Sources:

The Best Baby Name Book by Sue Nicholson.

http://www.babynamewizard.com/namipedia/boy/igor

http://www.behindthename.com/name/igor

http://www.behindthename.com/comment/search.php?terms=igor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_(fictional_character)

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