Submitted Names Starting with I

gender
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Idburg f Ancient Germanic
Old Saxon combination of idis "woman", "virgin" and burg "castle".
Idda f German (Swiss)
Variant form of Ida.
Idde m West Frisian
Variant of Ide.
Ide m West Frisian
Frisian masculine form of Ida as well as a variant form of Ede.
Ide f French, Basque
French and Basque form of Ida.
Idéa f Louisiana Creole
Likely an elaboration of French Ide and Ida.
Iđelbikä f Bashkir
From Bashkir иҙел (iđel) meaning "river" and feminine name element бикә (bikä).
Ideleta f Occitan (Rare)
Occitan form of Idelette.
Idelette f French (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
French diminutive of either Ide (which is the French form of Ida) or Idelinde.... [more]
Iđeliä f Bashkir
From Bashkir иҙел (iđel) meaning "river".
Idelinde f Medieval French
Old Frankish id, of uncertain origin but perhaps related to Old Icelandic ið 'work, business, occupation, per Morlet + Proto-Germanic *linþaz 'gentle, sweet, mild'.
Idell f English
Variant of Idella.
Idelma f Italian
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Idem m & f Efik
Idemay f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old English *Idmæg.
Ideris m Malay
Malay form of Idris 1.
Idette f French (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
French diminutive of Ide, which is the French form of Ida. You might perhaps also want to compare Odette, which is the diminutive of a similarly short name.
Ideun m & f Korean (Modern)
From the present determiner form of archaic adjective 읻다 (itda) meaning "good, great; beautiful, pretty, fine." This name is also used as a translation of English Eden and (occasionally) Ethan.
Ideun-saem m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Ideun and Saem.
Idey m Soviet, Russian
Masculine form of Ideya. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
Ideya f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun идея (ideya) meaning "idea, thought, notion". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, possibly in reference to the word идеология (ideologiya) meaning "ideology" or to communist ideas, concepts or ideals in general.... [more]
Iđga m Sami
Meaning unknown.
Idgar m English
Variant of Edgar.
Idi f Indian
Name - Idi , Idy इदि ... [more]
Idica f Slovene
Diminutive of Ida.
Idiebimo f & m Ijaw
Means "take care of me" in Ijaw.
Idil f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from idil "idyll".... [more]
Idil f Somali
Somali form of Idil.
Idile f Albanian
From the Albanian idil meaning "idyll".
Idili f & m Amharic
Means "luck, opportunity" in Amharic.
Idília f Portuguese (Archaic)
Portuguese form of Idilia.
Idilia f Spanish (Archaic)
Elaboration of Idila.
Idim m & f Efik
Idina f English, Hebrew
Possibly related to Adina.... [more]
Idina f Medieval French
Diminutive of Ida.
Idiris m Somali
Somali form of Idris.
Idirisu m Hausa
Hausa form of Idris.
Idit f Hebrew
Means "ground" or "soil" in Hebrew.
Idith f Hebrew
Variant transcription of Idit.
Idka f Polish
Diminutive of Ida.
Idliragijenget f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Idliragijenget is the god of the ocean.
Idmon m Greek Mythology
Means "having knowledge" in Ancient Greek.
Idnerth m Medieval Welsh
Derived from the Proto-Celtic *yowdos “judge" and *nerθ “strength, force".
Idoine f Medieval French
Possibly a French cognate of Idonie.
Idolf m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of "industrious" and ulfr "wolf".
Idomenefs m Greek
Modern Greek form of Idomeneus.
Idomeneo m Italian
Italian form of Idomeneus.
Idomeneus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek Ῑ̓δομένη (Idomene), which is the name of an ancient city.
Idona f American (South)
Possibly related to Iðunn or Idonea
Idonae f English (Archaic)
An Old English name that later became Idonea, possibly to feminise it. 19th century author Charlotte Mary Yonge writes that the derivation of Idonae from Iðunn is almost certain, noting that although Idonae may be "the feminine of the Latin idoneus (fit), its absence in the Romance countries may be taken as an indication that it was a mere classicalizing of the northern goddess of the apples of youth.
Idongesit m & f Ibibio
Means "comfort" in Ibibio.
Idonna f American (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Most likely a combination of the letter I and the name Donna.
Idor m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of "industrious" and þórr "thunder".
Idora f Croatian
Contracted form of Isadora. This name is borne by Croatian figure skater Idora Hegel (born 1983).
Idorenyin m & f Ibibio
Means "hope" in Ibibio.
Idosław m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish idę "I am going" (though it literally means "I go"), which is derived from Polish iść "to go, to walk" (which in turn is derived from Proto-Slavic it'i "to go")... [more]
Idosława f Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Idosław.
Idra f Ancient Aramaic
Means "fig tree" in Aramaic.
Idrianne f English (American)
Variant of Adrianne, possibly influenced by Idria or Idris.
Idries m Arabic
Variant of Idris.
Idrimi m Ancient Near Eastern
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Idriss m Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Arabic alternate transcription of Idris 1 chiefly used in Northern Africa as well as the form used in parts of Western Africa.
Idrissa m Western African
Form of Idris 1 used in parts of western Africa.
Idriz m Vlach
Vlach cognate of Enoch.
Idrus m Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Idris 1.
Ids m West Frisian
Variant of Ide. A well-known bearer of this name is the Dutch-Frisian speed skater Ids Postma.
Idu m Ancient Egyptian
Means "boy" in Egyptian.
Iduberga f Old High German
Old High German variant of Idburg.
Iduška f Slovak
Diminutive form of Ida.
Idzi m Polish
Polish form of Aegidius.
Idzia f Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Idzi.
Idzimir m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish idzie "he goes", which is derived from Polish iść "to go, to walk" (which in turn is derived from Proto-Slavic it'i "to go")... [more]
Idzimysł m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish idzie "he goes", which is derived from Polish iść "to go, to walk" (which in turn is derived from Proto-Slavic it'i "to go")... [more]
Idzisław m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish idzie "he goes", which is derived from Polish iść "to go, to walk" (which in turn is derived from Proto-Slavic it'i "to go")... [more]
Idzuki m & f Japanese
From Japanese 芋 (i) meaning "a potato; a sweet potato; a taro; a yam" combined with 月 (dzuki) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Iechonias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Hellenized form of the Hebrew given name יְכָנְיָה‎ (Yekonyahu), which is a variant (or altered) form of Jehoiachin.
Iechova m Theology (Hellenized)
Modern Greek form of Jehovah.
Iedel f Polynesian
Means "mango" in Palauan.
Iegudiel m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Jegudiel.
Iehova m Theology
Georgian, Latin and Romanian form of Jehovah.
Iek f Frisian (Rare)
Feminine derivative of Ige.
Ieki m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Jesse.
Iektje f Frisian (Rare)
Diminutive of Iek.
Ielizaveta f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Елизавета (see Yelizaveta).
Iem m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Short form of Ieme and related names, such as Iemke.
Iemanjá f Afro-American Mythology, New World Mythology
Portuguese Brazilian variant of Yemaja, also used in Uruguay. In many Afro-American religions she is the Goddess of the Ocean, also the Mother Goddess and patron of women.
Ieme m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Variant spelling of Ime 2. This given name is more commonly found on males than on females.
Iemima f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Jemima used in the Latin and Greek Bible.
Iemke m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Imke. But in other words, you could also say that this name is a diminutive of Ieme.
Iemon m Japanese (Archaic)
From 右衛門/右エ門 (emon), shortened from Uemon, prefixed with an i kanji, like 伊 or 猪, the latter referring to a wild boar.... [more]
Ieneke f Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Ineke.
Ienje f Dutch, West Frisian
Means "small one", from West Frisian ien meaning "one".
Ieremia m Georgian (Rare), Romanian
Romanian and modern Georgian form of Yirmiyahu (see Jeremiah). Also compare Eremia, an older Georgian form of the name.
Ieremia m Hawaiian, Biblical Hawaiian
Older Hawaiian form of Jeremiah, aswell it appears in the Bible in Hawaiian.
Ieremiya m Russian
Russian form of Yirmiyahu (see Jeremiah) via its Biblical Greek form Ieremias.
Iermu m Maltese (Rare)
Maltese form of Elmo.
Ierne f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Eireann (compare Erin, Ériu). This was the middle name of Dolly Wilde (1895-1941), niece of the Irish writer Oscar Wilde.
Ierofon m Greek
Modern Greek form of Hierophon.
Ieróim m Irish (Archaic)
Either a variant or an older form of Iaróm.
Ieroklis m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Hierokles. Known bearers of this name include the Greek actor Ieroklis Michailidis (b. 1960) and the Greek former soccer player Ieroklis Stoltidis (b... [more]
Ierone m Italian
Italian form of Hieron (see Hiero) and variant of Gerone.
Ieronime m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Ieronymakis m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek diminutive of Ieronymos, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis). This name is typically only used informally, meaning: it does not appear on birth certificates.
Ieronymos m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Ierothea f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Hierothea.
Ierotheos m Greek
Modern Greek form of Hierotheos.
Ieruni m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Hieron (see Hiero) and variant of Giruni
Ies m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of mainly Isidoor. In some instances, it is also a short form of Israel and Izaäk.
Iesenia f Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Yesenia.
Ieshua m Ancient Aramaic
"God is protection"
Ieska f Biblical Greek
Greek form of Iscah.
Ieso m Theology
Georgian form of Jesus.
Iessai m Biblical Greek, Greek
Biblical Greek form of Yishay (see Jesse).
Iessey m Russian
Russian form of Yishay (see Jesse) via its Biblical Greek form Iessai.
Iestinus m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish iestinos "bright, shining; handsome, beautiful".
Iesu m Theology
Samoan and Welsh form of Jesus.
Iesū m Theology
Hawaiian form of Jesus.
Ieviņa f Latvian
Diminutive of Ieva.
Ievutė f Lithuanian
Diminutive of Ieva, since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė.
Ieyasu m Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 家康 with 家 (ka, ke, ie, uchi, ya) meaning "family, house(hold)" and 康 (kou, yasu) meaning "ease, peace."... [more]
Iezekial m Hebrew
Variant of Ezekiel.
Ifana f Welsh (Rare)
Feminine form of Ifan.
Ifanwy f Welsh
Feminine form of Ifan, using the suffix wy meaning "river". This is a modern Welsh name.
If'at f Hebrew
Means "splendor of beauty" in Hebrew.
If-christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned m English (Puritan)
An English Puritan name, a variant of If-jesus-christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned, referring to Jesus Christ's death and resurrection... [more]
Ife f Yoruba
It means “February” and “Love” ... [more]
Ifearnán m Ancient Irish
Means "demon" from a diminutive of Gaelic ifreann "hell".
Ifedapo m & f Yoruba
Means "love came together" in Yoruba.
Ifedayo f Yoruba
Means "love turned to joy" in Yoruba.
Ifejika m Igbo, Nigerian
Why we are greater; What I have is greater;
Ifemelu f Igbo, Literature
Ifemelu is the name of the main protagonist in 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Ifeoluwa m & f Nigerian, Yoruba
Means "love of God" or "God's will" in Yoruba.
Ifetayo f Nigerian (Rare)
A name of African descent meaning "love brings joy".
Ifetundun f Yoruba
Means "love is sweet" in Yoruba.
Ifeyinwa f & m Igbo
Igbo (Nigerian)
Iffat f Arabic, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
From Arabic عَفَا (ʿafā) meaning "to forgive, to excuse". A notable bearer was Iffat Al-Thunayan (1916–2000), a queen of Saudi Arabia and the wife of King Faisal Al Saud (1906–1975).
Iffatbibi f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek iffat meaning "uprightness, honesty, chastity" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
Iffatbonu f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek iffat meaning "uprightness, honesty, chastity" and bonu meaning "lady (title)".
Iffatjamol f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek iffat meaning "uprightness, honesty, chastity" and jamol meaning "beautiful".
Iffatoy f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek iffat meaning "uprightness, honesty, chastity" and oy meaning "moon".
Ificrate m Italian
Italian form of Iphicrates.
Ifícrates m Spanish
Spanish form of Iphicrates.
Ifiemi f & m Ijaw
Means "there is time for everything" in Ijaw.
Ifig f English (Archaic)
Old English form of Ivy.
Ifigénia f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Iphigenia.
Ifigénia f Hungarian
Cognate of Iphigenia, meaning "strong born".
Ifigenia f Greek (Rare), Polish
Modern Greek and Polish form of Iphigenia.
Ifiklis m Turkish
Turkish form of Iphicles.
Ífito m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Iphitus.
Ifito m Italian
Italian form of Iphitus.
If-jesus-christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned m English (Puritan)
Meaning "If Jesus Christ had not died for your sins, you shall be confined to damnation.".... [more]
Ifor m Welsh
Welsh form of Ivor.
Ifra f Arabic, Pakistani
Means "Height, sublimity".
Ifrah f Pakistani
To be happy
Ifriq m Arabic
Related to Africa?
Ifriqi m Arabic
Ibrahim al-Ifriqi is a notable bearer
Iften m Berber
Means "be better than them" in Amazigh.
Iftikhar m & f Arabic, Urdu
Means "pride, vanity, haughtiness" in Arabic. It is sometimes used as a feminine name in Arabic-speaking countries while it is solely masculine in Pakistan.
Ifumi f Japanese (Rare)
From Fumi prefixed with an i kanji, e.g. 伊.... [more]
Igaĸ f Greenlandic
Means "cooking pot" in Greenlandic.
Igal m Hebrew, Biblical
Variant of Yigal.
Igalaaq m Greenlandic
Younger form of Igalâĸ.
Igalâĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'window'.
Igaliko m Greenlandic
Means "abandoned hearth, fireplace" in Greenlandic.
Igaliku m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Igaliko.
Igaluk m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Igaluk is a lunar god. He lusted after his sister, the solar goddess Malina, but she rejected his advances and fled from him. Their eternal chase explains the movement of the sun and the moon through the sky.... [more]
Igaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Igaĸ.
Igasoq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Igassoĸ.
Igassoĸ f Greenlandic
Means "cook" in Greenlandic.
Igby m Popular Culture
This is the nickname of the title character in the 2002 film "Igby Goes Down". In the film, it comes from a mispronunciation of Digby.
Igdlaoĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "fetus of a whale or a seal".
Ige m Spanish
Diminutive of Miguel Enrique.
Ige m Frisian (Rare)
Unknown meaning.
Iggá f Sami
Meaning unknown.
Iggelgoti m Medieval Dutch
Name in the Low Countries before 1150
Iggi m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Iggy.
Iggiánguaĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "sweet little throat". With the combination of Iggiaq and suffix -nnguaq.
Iggiánguapaluk m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "dear little sweet throat". With the combination of Iggiánguaĸ and suffix -paluk.
Iggiaq m Greenlandic
Means "throat" in Greenlandic.
Iggie m American, Italian
Variant of Iggy.
Îggite m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Egede.
Ighlaf m Berber
Means "well protected" in Amazigh.
Ighulbiorn m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ígulbiǫrn.
Ighulfast m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ígulfastr.
Igider m Berber (Rare)
Mighty and strong, this name stands for ‘eagle’ in one of the Berber languages.
Igiklav m Koryak
Means "wolf man" in Koryak.
Igild m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian former variant of Egil.
Igimaĸ m Greenlandic
Means "foreshaft of a harpoon" in Greenlandic.
Igimaq m Greenlandic
Younger form of Igimaĸ.
Igina f Italian
Italian feminine form of Hyginus.
Iginia f Emilian-Romagnol
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “ygieinós (υγιεινός)”, from “ygeía (υγεία)” meaning “healthy, hygienic, healthful, sanitary”. In turn the name means “prosperous, healthy, auspicious one”... [more]
Iginio m Italian
Italian form of Ignatius.
Igino m Italian
Italian form of Hyginus.
Iginu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Hyginus.
Igisippos m Greek
Modern Greek form of Hegesippus via Hegesippos.
Îgite m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Egede.
Iglė f Lithuanian (Modern)
From the name of a small lake (also called Ygla) in the Marijampolė municipality of south-western Lithuania.... [more]
Iglesias m Spanish
Transferred use of the surname Iglesias.... [more]
Iglika f Bulgarian (Rare)
Derived from Bulgarian иглика "primrose, primula".
Igmar m Afrikaans
Afrikaans. Combination of his mother and fathers name. Siegfried and Marieta. Ig and Mar. Combined Igmar
Ignacas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ignatius.
Ignácia f Hungarian, Czech
Feminine form of Ignác.
Ignácie f Czech
Feminine form of Ignác.
Ignacija f Slovene
Feminine form of Ignac.
Ignacije m Croatian
Croatian form of Ignatius.
Ignacijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ignatius.
Ignacius m English (Rare)
Variant of Ignatius.
Ignácz m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ignatius.
Ignaid m Manx
Manx form of Ignatius.
Ignáit m Irish
Irish form of Ignatius.
Ignasia f Spanish (Rare), Catalan (Rare)
Variant of Ignacia and feminine form of Ignasi.
Ignasija f Lithuanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ignas.
Ignasio m Venetian
Venetian form of Ignatius.
Ignati m Bulgarian (Archaic), Russian
Variant transcription of Ignatiy and Archaic Bulgarian form of Ignatius.
Ignatie m Romanian
Romanian form of Ignatius.
Ignatio m Spanish
Variant of Ignacio.
Ignațiu m Romanian
Romanian form of Ignatius.
Ignâtiuse m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ignatius.
Ignato m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Ignatius.
Ignats m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Ignatius.
Ignaty m Russian
Variant transcription of Ignatiy. A known bearer of this name was Russian writer and playwright Ignaty Potapenko (1856-1929).
Ignatziu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Ignatius.
Ignazia f Sicilian, Sardinian
Feminine form of Ignazio.
Ignaziu m Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Ignatius.
Ignazy m Polish
Polish form of Ignatius.
Ignė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Ignas.
Igney m Nenets
Nenets form of Ignatius.
Ignirtoq m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Ignirtoq is a god of light and truth.
Ignis f & m ?
Meaning unknown.
Ignjat m Serbian, Croatian
Croatian and Serbian form of Ignatius. A bearer of this name was the Croatian poet Ignjat Ðurđević.
Ignjatija f & m Vlach
Vlach feminine and masculine form of Ignatius.
Ignorance m Literature
A character in the novel, "The Pilgrim's Progress."
Ignotas m Lithuanian
Variant form of Ignacijus, which is the Lithuanian form of Ignatius. This name is not to be confused with Ignotus.
Ignotus m Literature
Means "unknown" in Latin. This was the pen name of the Hungarian writer Hugó Veigelsberg (1869-1949), and was also borne by his son, writer Pál Ignotus (1901-1978​). It was later employed by author J. K. Rowling for a character in her Harry Potter series of books.... [more]
Ignuška f Czech
Diminutive of Ignácie.
Igo m West Frisian
Variant of Ige.
Igoa f Basque, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Derived from Basque igo "to ascend; to rise; to go up".... [more]
Igolo f & m African
Meaning: Biblical name (in Nigeria of Africa) that means 'the star that the three wise men followed when Christ was born.'... [more]
Ígor m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Igor.
Igòr m Provençal
Provençal form of Igor.