Masculine Names

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ILLARION   m   Russian
Russian form of HILARION.
ILLÉS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ELIAS.
ILLIAM   m   Manx
Manx form of WILLIAM.
ILLTYD   m   Welsh
Means "multitude of land" from Welsh il "multitude" and tud "land, people". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded the abbey of Llanilltud in Glamorgan.
ILMARI   m   Finnish
Short form of ILMARINEN.
ILMARINEN   m   Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish ilma "air". Ilmarinen is an immortal smith in Finnish mythology, the creator of the sky and the magic mill known as the Sampo. He is one of the main characters in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
IL-SEONG   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (il) meaning "sun, day" and (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded". Other hanja character combinations are possible. A notable bearer was Kim Il-sung (1912-1994), the first leader of North Korea.
ILYA   m   Russian
Russian form of ELIJAH.
İLYAS   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ELIJAH.
ILYAS   m   Arabic
Arabic form of ELIJAH.
IMAD   m   Arabic
Means "support" or "pillar" in Arabic.
IMAM   m   Arabic
Means "leader" in Arabic.
IMAMU   m   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "spiritual leader" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic إمام (Imam).
IMAN   m & f   Arabic, Persian, Indonesian
Means "faith", derived from Arabic امن (amuna) "to be faithful".
IMANI   f & m   Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means "faith" in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
IMANOL   m   Basque
Basque form of EMMANUEL.
IME (1)   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "patience" in Ibibio.
IME (2)   m & f   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen "whole, universal".
IMEDA   m   Georgian
Derived from Georgian იმედი (imedi) meaning "hope".
IMEN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of IMAN.
IMHOTEP   m   Ancient Egyptian
Means "he comes in peace" in Egyptian. This was the name of the architect, priest, physician and chief minister to the pharaoh Djoser. Imhotep apparently designed the step pyramid at Saqqara, near Memphis.
IMMANUEL   m   German, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Form of EMMANUEL used in most translations of the Old Testament. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who held that duty was of highest importance.
IMRAM   m   Arabic
Variant of IMRAN.
IMRAN   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Malay, Bengali
Arabic form of AMRAM. This is the name Muslims traditionally assign to the father of the Virgin Mary (analogous to the Christian Joachim).
IMRE   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of EMMERICH. This was the name of an 11th-century Hungarian saint, the son of Saint Istvan. He is also known as Emeric.
IMRICH   m   Slovak
Slovak form of EMMERICH.
IMRUS   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of IMRE.
IMTIYAZ   m   Arabic
Means "distinction" in Arabic.
INÁCIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of IGNATIUS.
IÑAKI   m   Basque
Basque form of IGNATIUS.
INDERJEET   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of INDERJIT.
INDERJIT   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant of INDRAJIT used by Sikhs.
INDERPAL   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Means "protector of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit पाल (pala) meaning "protector".
INDIANA   f & m   English
From the name of the American state, which means "land of the Indians". This is the name of the hero in the 'Indiana Jones' series of movies, starring Harrison Ford.
INDIGO   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word indigo for the purplish-blue dye or the colour. It is ultimately derived from Greek Ινδικον (Indikon) "Indic, from India".
INDRA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
INDRAJIT   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "conqueror of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering". In Hindu legend this is another name of Meghanada, the son of Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka. He was given this name by Brahma after he defeated Indra.
INDRIÐI   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of EINDRIDE.
INDY   m   Popular Culture
Diminutive of INDIANA. This is the nickname of the hero of the 'Indiana Jones' movies, starring Harrison Ford.
ING   m   Germanic Mythology
From the Germanic *Ingwaz, possibly meaning "ancestor". This was the name of an obscure old Germanic fertility god who was considered the ancestor of the tribe the Ingaevones. It is possible he was an earlier incarnation of the god Freyr.
INGE   f & m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Dutch
Short form of Scandinavian and German names beginning with the element ing, which refers to the Germanic god ING. In Sweden and Norway this is primarily a masculine name, elsewhere it is usually feminine.
INGEMAR   m   Swedish
From the Old Norse name Ingimárr, derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with mærr "famous".
INGI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGE.
INGIMÁRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGEMAR.
INGMAR   m   Swedish
Variant of INGEMAR. This name was borne by the Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007).
INGO   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German masculine form of INGE.
INGOLF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingólfr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with úlfr meaning "wolf".
INGÓLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGOLF.
INGOMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of INGEMAR.
INGRAM   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Norman French given name ENGUERRAND.
INGULF   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic cognate of INGÓLFR.
INGVAR   m   Swedish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Yngvarr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god YNGVI combined with arr meaning "warrior".
ÍÑIGO   m   Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of ENEKO. This was the birth name of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who changed it in honour of Saint Ignatius of Antioch. As such, this name is sometimes regarded as a form of IGNATIUS.
INIGO   m   English (Rare)
English form of ÍÑIGO. It became well-known in Britain due to the 17th-century English architect Inigo Jones. He was named after his father, a Catholic who was named for Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
INNES   m & f   Scottish
Anglicized form of AONGHUS, also used as a feminine name.
INNOCENT   m   History
From the Late Latin name Innocentius which was derived from innocens "innocent". This was the name of several early saints. It was also borne by 13 popes including Innocent III, a politically powerful ruler and organizer of the Fourth Crusade.
INNOCENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of INNOCENT.
INNOCENZO   m   Italian
Italian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INNOKENTI   m   Russian
Variant transcription of INNOKENTIY.
INNOKENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INNOKENTY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of INNOKENTIY.
INOCENCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INTO   m   Finnish
Means "enthusiasm" in Finnish.
IOAB   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek and Latin form of JOAB.
IOACHIM   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Latin form of IOAKEIM.
IOAKEIM   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Greek form of JOACHIM, found in the apocryphal Gospel of James.
IOAN   m   Romanian, Welsh, Bulgarian
Romanian and Welsh form of JOHN. This is also a variant transcription of the Bulgarian name YOAN.
IOANE   m   Georgian (Archaic)
Older Georgian form of JOHN.
IOANN   m   Russian
Older Russian form of JOHN.
IOANNES   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Yochanan (see JOHN).
IOANNIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOANNU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOB   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOB used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IODOCUS   m   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see JOYCE).
IOEL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JOEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOHANNES   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JOEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
IOKUA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of JOSHUA.
IOLO   m   Welsh
Diminutive of IORWERTH.
IOLYN   m   Welsh
Diminutive of IORWERTH.
ÍOMHAR   m   Irish
Irish form of IVOR.
IOMHAR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of IVOR.
ION (1)   m   Basque, Romanian
Basque and Romanian form of JOHN.
ION (2)   m   Greek Mythology
From the name of the Greek tribe the Ionians, of unknown etymology. In Greek mythology he was the son of Creusa and Apollo.
IONA (2)   m   Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Latin Old Testament, as well as the Russian and Georgian form.
IONAS   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Greek Bible. It is also the form used in the Latin New Testament.
IONATÁN   m   Irish
Irish form of JONATHAN.
IONATHAN   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONATHAN and JEHONATHAN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IONEL   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
IONUȚ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
IORAM   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JORAM used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IORDAN   m   Bulgarian
Variant transcription of YORDAN.
IORWERTH   m   Welsh
Means "handsome lord" from Welsh ior "lord" and berth "handsome". This name is used in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, where it belongs to a son of Maredudd. This name is sometimes used as a Welsh form of EDWARD.
IOSAPHAT   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSEB   m   Georgian
Georgian form of JOSEPH.
IOSEPH   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JOSEPH used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
IOSEPHUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JOSEPH.
IOSES   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSES.
IOSIAS   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOSIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSIF   m   Russian, Romanian, Greek
Russian, Romanian and Greek form of JOSEPH.
IOSIFU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioseph (see JOSEPH).
IOSUE   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JOSHUA.
IOU   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEHU.
IOUBAL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JUBAL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOUDAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDAH.
IOVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Older form of JOVIAN.
IOVIS   m   Roman Mythology
Older form of JOVE.
IOVITA   m & f   Ancient Roman
Latin masculine and feminine form of JOVITA.
IPATI   m   Russian (Rare)
Variant transcription of IPATIY.
IPATIY   m   Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Greek name ‘Υπατος (Hypatos), the masculine form of HYPATIA.
IPPOLIT   m   Russian
Russian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
IPPOLITO   m   Italian
Italian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
IQBAL   m   Arabic
Means "fortunate" in Arabic. Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) was a poet, philosopher, and scholar from Pakistan.
'IRA'   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of IRA (1).
IRA (1)   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of King David's priest. As an English Christian given name, Ira began to be used after the Protestant Reformation. In the 17th century the Puritans brought it to America, where remained moderately common into the 20th century.
IRAKLI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of HERAKLES.
IRAKLIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of HERAKLES.
IRAKLIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Herakleios (see HERACLIUS).
IRENAEUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ειρηναιος (Eirenaios) which meant "peaceful". Saint Irenaeus was an early bishop of Lyons for whom the Greek island of Santorini is named.
IRÉNÉE   m   French
French form of IRENAEUS.
IRENEUSZ   m   Polish
Polish form of IRENAEUS.
İRFAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IRFAN.
IRFAN   m   Arabic
Means "knowledge, awareness, learning" in Arabic.
IRINEI   m   Russian
Variant transcription of IRINEY.
IRINEY   m   Russian
Russian form of IRENAEUS.
IRVIN   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of either IRVING or IRWIN.
IRVINE   m   English, Scottish
Variant of IRVING.
IRVING   m   English, Scottish, Jewish
From a Scottish surname which was in turn derived from a Scottish place name meaning "green water". Historically this name has been relatively common among Jews, who have used it as an American-sounding form of Hebrew names beginning with I such as Isaac, Israel and Isaiah. A famous bearer was the Russian-American songwriter and lyricist Irving Berlin (1888-1989), whose birth name was Israel Beilin.
IRWIN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Old English given name EOFORWINE.
İSA   m   Turkish
Turkish form of JESUS.
ISA (1)   m   Arabic
Arabic form of JESUS.
ISA (3)   m   Frisian, Ancient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element is "ice, iron".
ISAAC   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice", derived from צָחַק (tzachaq) meaning "to laugh". The Old Testament explains this meaning, by recounting that Abraham laughed when God told him that his aged wife Sarah would become pregnant with Isaac (see Genesis 17:17). When Isaac was a boy, God tested Abraham's faith by ordering him to sacrifice his son, though an angel prevented the act at the last moment. Isaac went on to become the father of Esau and Jacob with his wife Rebecca.... [more]
ISAAK   m   Russian, German, Biblical Greek
Russian and German form of ISAAC, as well as the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
ISAAKU   m   Old Church Slavic
Church Slavic form of ISAAC.
ISADOR   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ISIDORE.
ISADORE   m   English
Variant of ISIDORE.
ISAIA   m   Italian
Italian form of ISAIAH.
ISAIAH   m   English, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְשַׁעְיָהוּ (Yesha'yahu) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation". Isaiah is one of the four major prophets of the Old Testament, supposedly the author of the Book of Isaiah. He was from Jerusalem and probably lived in the 8th century BC, at a time when Assyria threatened the Kingdom of Judah. As an English Christian name, Isaiah was first used after the Protestant Reformation.
ISAIAS   m   Biblical
Late Latin form of ISAIAH used in some versions of the Bible.
ISAIJA   m   Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of ISAIAH.
ISAK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of ISAAC.
'ISAM   m   Arabic
Means "security, pledge" in Arabic.
ISAMU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (isamu) meaning "brave" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
ISAURUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of ISAURA. This was the name of an early saint who was martyred in Macedon.
ISAY   m   Russian
Russian form of ISAIAH.
ISBRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of IJSBRAND.
ISER   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
ISEUL   f & m   Korean
Means "dew" in Korean.
ISHA   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Hinduism
Means "master, lord" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ईशा and the masculine form ईश (an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva). It is also the name of one of the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
ISHMAEL   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִשְׁמָעֵאל (Yishma'el) meaning "God will hear". In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Abraham. He is the traditional ancestor of the Arab people. Also in the Old Testament, it is borne by a man who assassinates Gedaliah the governor of Judah. The author Herman Melville later used this name for the narrator in his novel 'Moby-Dick' (1851).
ISHMERAI   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH guards" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.
ISHVI   m   Biblical
Means "he resembles me" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Asher in the Old Testament.
ISI   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "deer" in Choctaw.
ISIAH   m   English
Variant of ISAIAH.
ISIDOR   m   German, Russian, Macedonian
German, Russian and Macedonian form of ISIDORE.
ISIDORE   m   English, French, Georgian, Jewish
From the Greek name Ισιδωρος (Isidoros) which meant "gift of Isis", derived from the name of the Egyptian goddess ISIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift". Saint Isidore of Seville was a 6th-century archbishop, historian and theologian.... [more]
ISIDORO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of ISIDORE.
ISIDOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ISIDORE.
ISIDORUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ISIDOROS.
ISIDRO   m   Spanish
Spanish variant of ISIDORE.
ISINGOMA   m   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "first of twins" in Luganda.
ISKANDAR   m   Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Arabic, Indonesian and Malay form of ALEXANDER.
İSKENDER   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ALEXANDER.
ISLAMBEK   m   Chechen
Derived from Islam, the name of the religion (ultimately from Arabic إسلام), combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ISLAY   m   Scottish
From the name of the island of Islay, which lies off of the west coast of Scotland.
ISLWYN   m   Welsh
From the name of a mountain in Wales which means "below the grove" from Welsh is "below" and llwyn "grove".
ISMAEL   m   Spanish, Biblical Greek
Spanish form of ISHMAEL. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
ISMAHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of ISHMAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
İSMAİL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ISHMAEL.
ISMA'IL   m   Arabic
Arabic form of ISHMAEL.
ISMAIL   m   Arabic, Uyghur
Uyghur form of ISHMAEL. It is also a variant transcription of Arabic ISMA'IL.
'ISMAT   m & f   Arabic
Derived from Arabic عصم ('Isma) meaning "safeguarding".
İSMET   m   Turkish
Turkish form of 'ISMAT.
ISMO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ISHMAEL.
ISOCRATES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ισοκρατης (Isokrates) which meant "equal power", derived from ισος (isos) "equal" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian orator.
ISOKRATES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ISOCRATES.
ISRAEL   m   Jewish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contended". In the Old Testament Israel (who was formerly named Jacob; see Genesis 32:28) wrestles with an angel. The ancient and modern states of Israel took their names from him.
ISRAFIL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In Islamic tradition this is the name of the angel who will blow the trumpet that signals the coming of Judgement Day. He is sometimes equated with the angels Raphael or Uriel from Judeo-Christian tradition.
ISRAHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of ISRAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
ISSA   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ISA (1).
ISSAC   m   English
Variant of ISAAC.
ISSACHAR   m   Biblical
Possibly means "man of hire" or "there is reward", from Hebrew שָׁכַר (shakhar) "hire, wage, reward". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Jacob and Leah and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. A justification for the name's meaning is given in Genesis 30:18.
ISSUR   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
ISSY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.
ISTVÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of STEPHEN. This is the name of the patron saint of Hungary.
ITAI   m   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ITHAI.
ITALO   m   Italian
Italian form of ITALUS.
ITALUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "of Italy" in Latin. In Roman legend Italus was the father of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. He supposedly gave his name to the region known as Italia or Italy (in fact the region may have gotten its name from Oscan Víteliú meaning "land of bulls").
ITAMAR   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ITHAMAR.
ITHAI   m   Biblical
From a Hebrew name spelled variously אִתַּי ('Ittay) or אִיתַי ('Itay) meaning "with me". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of King David's mighty men.
ITHAMAR   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אִיתָמָר ('Itamar) meaning "palm island". This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament.
ITHEL   m   Welsh
Means "generous lord" from the Welsh elements udd "lord, prince" and hael "generous".
ITHIEL   m   Biblical
Means "God is with me" in Hebrew. This was the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
I'TIMAD   f & m   Arabic
Means "reliance" in Arabic.
ITRI   m   Northern African, Berber
Means "star" in Tamazight.
ITSUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (itsuki) meaning "tree", using the kanji's nanori reading. Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
ITTAI   m   Biblical
Variant of ITHAI.
'ITTAY   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ITHAI.
ITUMELENG   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
ITZAL   m   Basque
Means "shadow" in Basque.
ITZHAK   m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of YITZHAK.
IUDAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JUDAH.
IUDICAEL   m   Ancient Celtic
Old Breton form of JUDICAËL.
IUDOCUS   m   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Judoc (see JOYCE).
IULIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
IULIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JULIAN.
IULIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of JULIUS.
IULIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JULIUS.
IUNIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of JUNIUS.
IUPPITER   m   Roman Mythology
Ancient Roman form of JUPITER.
IURI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of YURIY.
IUSTINIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTINIAN.
IUSTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTIN.
IUSTUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTUS.
IUVENALIS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of JUVENAL.
IVAILO   m   Bulgarian
Variant transcription of IVAYLO.
IVÁN   m   Spanish, Hungarian
Spanish and Hungarian form of IVAN.
IVAN   m   Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Macedonian, Slovene, English, Italian
Newer form of the old Slavic name Іѡаннъ (Ioannu), which was derived from Greek Ioannes (see JOHN). This was the name of six Russian rulers, including the 15th-century Ivan III the Great and 16th-century Ivan IV the Terrible, the first tsar of Russia. It was also borne by nine emperors of Bulgaria. Other notable bearers include the Russian author Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), who wrote 'Fathers and Sons', and the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), who is best known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.
IVANE   m   Georgian
Georgian form of JOHN.
IVANO   m   Italian
Italian form of IVAN.
IVAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of IVOR.
ÍVARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of IVOR.
IVAYLO   m   Bulgarian
Perhaps derived from an old Bulgar name meaning "wolf". This was the name of a 13th-century emperor of Bulgaria. It is possible that this spelling was the result of a 15th-century misreading of his real name Vulo from historical documents.
IVES   m   History
English form of YVES, used to refer to Saint Ives (also called Ivo) of Huntingdonshire, a semi-legendary English bishop.
IVICA   m   Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of IVAN.
IVO (1)   m   German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element iv meaning "yew". Alternative theories suggest that it may in fact be derived from a cognate Celtic element. This was the name of several saints (who are also commonly known as Saint Yves or Ives).
IVO (2)   m   Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Diminutive of IVAN.
IVOR   m   Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English (British)
From the Old Norse name Ívarr, which was derived from the elements yr "yew, bow" and arr "warrior". During the Middle Ages it was brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers and invaders, and it was adopted in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
IVORY   m & f   African American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
IWAN   m   Welsh, Polish
Welsh form of JOHN and a Polish form of IVAN.
IWO   m   Polish
Polish form of IVO (1).
IYOV   m   Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOB.
'IYYOV   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of JOB.
IZAÄK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of ISAAC.
IZAAK   m   Polish
Polish form of ISAAC.
IZANAGI   m   Far Eastern Mythology
Means "male who invites" in Japanese. In Japanese mythology the god Izanagi was the husband of Izanami. When she died he unsuccessfully journeyed to the underworld to retrieve her. In the purifying rites that followed his return the gods of the sun, moon and wind were created.
IZEM   m   Northern African, Berber
Means "lion" in Tamazight.
IZIDOR   m   Slovene
Slovene form of ISIDORE.
IZOTZ   m   Basque
Means "ice" in Basque.
IZRAIL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Arabic form of AZRAEL.
IZSÁK   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ISAAC.
IZUDIN   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of IZZ AL-DIN.
IZYDOR   m   Polish
Polish form of ISIDORE.
IZZ AL-DIN   m   Arabic
Means "glory of religion", derived from Arabic عزّ ('izz) "glory, power" and دين (din) "religion". In the 13th century Izz-al-Din Aybak became the first Mamluk ruler of Egypt. The Mamluks were a warrior caste who were originally slaves.
İZZET   m   Turkish
Means "glory, might" in Turkish.
IZZ UD-DIN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of IZZ AL-DIN.
IZZY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
JAAGUP   m   Estonian
Estonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAK   m   Estonian, Flemish
Estonian form of JACOB or JAMES, and a Flemish short form of JACOB.
JAAKKIMA   m   Finnish
Finnish form of JOACHIM.
JAAKKO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAKOB   m   Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAKOPPI   m   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAALA   m   Biblical
Means "wild goat" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a servant of Solomon.
JAAN   m   Estonian
Estonian form of JOHN.
JAAP   m   Dutch
Short form of JACOB.
JAASAU   m   Biblical
Means "they will do" in Hebrew. This was the name of a descendant of Bani in the Old Testament.
JABBAR   m   Arabic
Means "powerful" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الجبّار (al-Jabbar) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
JABEZ   m   Biblical
Means "sorrow" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament who is blessed by God.
JABIN   m   Biblical
Means "perceptive" in Hebrew. This name was borne by two kings of Hazor in the Old Testament.
JABIR   m   Arabic
Means "comforter" in Arabic.
JABR   m   Arabic
Means "consolation, assistance" in Arabic.
JABRIL   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of JIBRIL.
JACE   m   English
Short form of JASON.
JACEK   m   Polish
Modern form of JACENTY.
JACENTY   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of HYACINTHUS. Saint Jacenty was a 13th-century Dominican monk from Krakow who was said to have taken missionary journeys throughout northern Europe and Asia.
JACHIN   m   Biblical
Means "he establishes" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Simeon in the Old Testament.
JÁCHYM   m   Czech
Czech form of JOACHIM.
JACINTO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HYACINTHUS.
JACK   m   English
Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval diminutive of JOHN. It is often regarded as an independent name. During the Middle Ages it was very common, and it became a slang word meaning "man". It was frequently used in fairy tales and nursery rhymes, such as 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'Little Jack Horner', and 'Jack Sprat'. American writers Jack London (1876-1916) and Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) were two famous bearers of this name. It is also borne by American actor Jack Nicholson (1937-).
JACKIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JACK or JACQUELINE. A notable bearer was baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.
JACKIN   m   Medieval English
Variant of JANKIN.
JACKSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JACK". A famous bearer of the surname was American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).
JACKY   m   French
Diminutive of JACQUES.
JACÓ   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of JACOB.
JACOB   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov). In the Old Testament Jacob (later called Israel) is the son of Isaac and Rebecca and the father of the twelve founders of the twelve tribes of Israel. He was born holding his twin brother Esau's heel, and his name is explained as meaning "holder of the heel" or "supplanter", because he twice deprived his brother of his rights as the firstborn son (see Genesis 27:36). Other theories claim that it is in fact derived from a hypothetical name like יַעֲקֹבְאֵל (Ya'aqov'el) meaning "may God protect".... [more]
JACOBO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JACOBUS   m   Dutch, Late Roman
Latin form of JACOB, also used in Dutch.
JACOPO   m   Italian
Italian form of Iacobus (see JACOB).
JACQUES   m   French
French form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JADA (2)   m   Biblical
Means "he knows" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jada is a son of Onam.
JADEN   m & f   English (Modern)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan. This name first became common in American in the 1990s when similar-sounding names were increasing in popularity. It is sometimes considered a variant of JADON.
JADON   m   Biblical
Possibly means either "thankful" or "he will judge" in Hebrew. This name is borne by a minor character in the Old Testament.
JADRAN   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ADRIAN.
JADRANKO   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ADRIAN.
JADYN   f & m   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN.
JAE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JAY (1).
JAFAR   m   Arabic
Means "stream" in Arabic. Jafar ibn Abi Talib was a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad who was killed fighting against Byzantium in the 7th century. Another notable bearer was Jafar al-Sadiq, the sixth Shia imam.
JAFET   m   Spanish
Spanish form of JAPHETH.
JAFFAR   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of JAFAR.
JAFFE   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of YAFE.
JAFFER   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of JAFAR.
JAGADISH   m   Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Modern form of JAGADISHA.
JAGADISHA   m   Hinduism
Means "ruler of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu.
JAGANNATH   m   Indian, Hindi
Modern form of JAGANNATHA.
JAGANNATHA   m   Hinduism
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master". This is a title of the Hindu gods Vishnu and Krishna.
JAGDISH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of JAGADISHA.
JAGJIT   m   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world, universe" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
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