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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the first letter is I.
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IACCHUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ιακχος (Iakchos), derived from ιαχω (iacho) meaning "to shout". This was the solemn name of the Greek god Dionysos as used in the Eleusinian mysteries.
IACHIN   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JACHIN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IACOB   m   Romanian
Romanian form of JACOB.
IACOBUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JACOB.
IACOMUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin form of JACOB.
IACOPO   m   Italian
Variant of JACOPO.
IAFETH   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JAPHETH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IAGAN   m   Scottish
Variant of Aodhagán, a diminutive of AODH.
IAGO   m   Welsh, Galician, Portuguese
Welsh and Galician form of JACOB. This was the name of two early Welsh kings of Gwynedd. It is also the name of the villain in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' (1603).
IAH   m   Egyptian Mythology
Means "moon" in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth.
IAHMESU   m   Ancient Egyptian
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AHMOSE.
IAIN   m   Scottish
Scottish form of JOHN.
IAIR   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JAIR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IAIROS   m   Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of JAIRUS.
IAIRUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JAIRUS.
IAKOB   m   Georgian
Georgian form of JACOB.
IAKOBOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JACOB used in the Greek Bible.
IAKOPA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of JACOB.
IAKOVOS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of JACOB (or JAMES).
IAKOVU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of JACOB.
IAN   m   Scottish, English
Scottish form of JOHN.
IANCU   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
IANTO   m   Welsh
Diminutive of IFAN.
IANUARIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JANUARIUS.
IANUS   m   Roman Mythology
Ancient Roman form of JANUS.
IAPETOS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ιαπτω (iapto) "to wound, to pierce". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan, the father of Atlas, Prometheus and Epimetheus.
IAPETUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of IAPETOS. This is the name of one of Saturn's moons.
IAPHETH   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JAPHETH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IARED   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JARED used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IARFHLAITH   m   Irish
Composed of the Irish elements ior, of unknown meaning, and flaith "lord". Saint Iarfhlaith was a 6th-century bishop from Galway, Ireland.
IARLAITH   m   Irish
Variant of IARFHLAITH.
IB   m   Danish
Danish diminutive of JAKOB.
IBAI   m   Basque
Means "river" in Basque.
IBRAGIM   m   Chechen, Ossetian
Chechen and Ossetian form of ABRAHAM.
IBRAHEEM   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of IBRAHIM.
İBRAHİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABRAHAM.
IBRAHIM   m   Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Bosnian
Arabic, Malay and Indonesian form of ABRAHAM.
IBRAHIMA   m   Western African, Fula, Serer, Wolof
Form of IBRAHIM used in parts of western Africa.
IBRO   m   Bosnian
Bosnian diminutive of IBRAHIM.
ICARUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ικαρος (Ikaros), of unknown meaning. In Greek myth Icarus was the son of Daedalus, locked with his father inside the Labyrinth by Minos. They escaped from the maze using wings devised from wax, but Icarus flew too close to the sun and the wax melted, plunging him to his death.
ICHABOD   m   Biblical
Means "no glory" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the grandson of Eli and the son of Phinehas. This name was also used by Washington Irving for Ichabod Crane, the main character in his short story 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' (1820).
ICHIRO   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of ICHIROU.
ICHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ichi) meaning "one" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the first son. Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
IDAN   m   Hebrew
Means "era" in Hebrew.
IDIR   m   Northern African, Berber
Means "alive" in Tamazight.
IDOWU   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "born after twins" in Yoruba.
İDRİS   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IDRIS (1).
IDRIS (1)   m   Arabic
Possibly means "interpreter" in Arabic. In the Qur'an this is the name of an ancient prophet. He is traditionally equated with the Hebrew prophet Enoch.
IDRIS (2)   m   Welsh
Means "ardent lord" from Welsh udd "lord, prince" combined with ris "ardent, enthusiastic, impulsive".
IDWAL   m   Welsh
Means "lord of the wall", derived from Welsh udd "lord, prince" combined with gwal "wall, rampart".
IEFAN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of JOHN.
IEPHTHAE   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEPTHAE   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IEREMIAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEREMIAH.
IERONIMUS   m   Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of JEROME.
IESOUS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSHUA and JESUS.
IESTYN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of JUSTIN.
IESUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Iesous (see JESUS).
IEUAN   m   Welsh
Old Welsh form of JOHN.
IEZEKIEL   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of EZEKIEL.
IFA   m   Eastern African, Oromo
Means "light" in Oromo.
IFAN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of JOHN.
IFIOK   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "wisdom" in Ibibio.
IGGY   m   English
Diminutive of IGNATIUS.
IGNAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of IGNATIUS.
IGNÁC   m   Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAC   m   Slovene
Slovene form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACE   m   French
French form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACIJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACY   m   Polish
Polish form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNASI   m   Catalan
Catalan form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAT   m   Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian
Romanian, Russian and Bulgarian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATIUS   m   Late Roman
From the Roman family name Egnatius, meaning unknown, of Etruscan origin. The spelling was later altered to resemble Latin ignis "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the third bishop of Antioch who was thrown to wild beasts by emperor Trajan, and by Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Jesuits, whose real birth name was in fact Íñigo.
IGNATIY   m   Russian
Russian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATZ   m   German (Rare)
German form of IGNATIUS.
IGNÀTZIU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAZ   m   German (Rare)
German form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of IGNATIUS.
IGON   m   Basque
Means "ascension" in Basque.
IGOR   m   Russian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two Grand Princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
IHAB   m & f   Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
IHAR   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of IGOR.
IHOR   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of IGOR.
İHSAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IHSAN.
IHSAN   m & f   Arabic
Means "charity" in Arabic.
IIKKA   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ISAAC.
IIRO   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ISAAC.
IISAKKI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ISAAC.
IJSBRAND   m   Dutch
Derived from the Germanic elements is "ice, iron" and brand "sword".
IKAIA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of ISAIAH.
IKAIKA   m   Hawaiian
Means "strong" in Hawaiian.
IKAROS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of ICARUS.
İKBAL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IQBAL.
IKE   m   English
Diminutive of ISAAC. This was the nickname of the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), based on the initial sound of his surname.
IKENNA   m   Western African, Igbo
Means "father's power" in Igbo.
IKER   m   Basque
Means "visitation" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Visitación.
IKRAAM   f & m   Arabic
Variant transcription of IKRAM.
IKRAM   f & m   Arabic
Means "honour" in Arabic.
ILAN   m   Hebrew
Means "tree" in Hebrew.
ILAR   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HILARIUS.
ILARI   m   Russian, Finnish
Russian and Finnish form of HILARIUS.
ILARIO   m   Italian
Italian form of HILARIUS.
ILARION   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of HILARION.
ILBERT   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Germanic given name HILDEBERT.
İLDAR   m   Tatar
Tatar form of ELDAR.
ILDEFONSO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Visigothic name Hildefons, which meant "battle ready", derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and funs "ready". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, an archbishop of Toledo.
ILE   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ILIJA.
ILHAM   m & f   Arabic
Means "inspiration" in Arabic.
İLHAMİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ILHAM.
İLHAN   m   Turkish
From the Mongolian title il-Khan meaning "subordinate Khan", which was first adopted by Genghis Khan's grandson Hulagu, who ruled a kingdom called the Ilkhanate that stretched from modern Iran to eastern Turkey.
ILIA   m   Georgian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also a variant transcription of Russian ILYA or Bulgarian ILIYA.
ILIAS   m   Greek
Modern Greek transcription of ELIAS.
ILIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ELIAS.
ILIJA   m   Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian
Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of ELIJAH, and a Bulgarian variant transcription of ILIYA.
ILIYA   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ELIJAH.
İLKAY   f & m   Turkish
Means "new moon" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and ay "moon".
İLKER   m   Turkish
Means "first man" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and er "man, brave".
İLKİN   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "first" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
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) meaning "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.
INDREK   m   Estonian
Estonian form of HENRY.
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.
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.
INIOBONG   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "God's time" in Ibibio.
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).
INTI   m   Native American, Quechua, Incan Mythology
Means "sun" in Quechua. This was the name of the Inca god of the sun.
INTO   m   Finnish
Means "enthusiasm" in Finnish.
INYENE   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "wealth" in Ibibio.
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
Of unknown etymology, possibly pre-Greek. According to Greek mythology he was a son of Creusa and Xuthus (or alternatively the god Apollo). He was said to be the ancestor of the Greek tribe of the Ionians.
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 (Rare)
Variant transcription of IRINEY.
IRINEY   m   Russian (Rare)
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.
ISAGANI   m   Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in the novel 'El Filibusterismo' (1891) by José Rizal.
ISAIA   m   Italian
Italian form of ISAIAH.
ISAIAH   m   English, 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.
ISAÍAS   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of ISAIAH.
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.
İSLAM   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ISLAM.
ISLAM   m   Arabic, Kazakh, Chechen, Ingush
From the name of the religion, derived from Arabic إسلام (Islam) which means "submission (to God)".
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.
ISLOM   m   Uzbek
Uzbek form of ISLAM.
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.
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