Submitted Names Starting with I

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Ilgüzäl f Bashkir
From Bashkir ил (il) meaning "country" and гүзәл (güzäl ) meaning "beautiful".
Ilha f Manchu
Means "flower" in Manchu.
İlhamə f Azerbaijani
Strictly feminine form of İlham.
Ilhamjan m Uyghur
Uyghur elaboration of Ilham using the Persian suffix جان (jân) meaning "dear, darling".
Ilhana f Bosnian
Bosnian feminine form of İlhan.
Ilhem f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Ilham chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Ilhom m Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of Ilham.
Ilhoma f Uzbek
Derived from ilhom meaning "inspiration".
Il-hun m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鎰 "measure of weight for gold" and 勳 "meritorious deed".
Il-hyang m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 日 (il) meaning "sun, day" combined with 向 (hyang) meaning "direction, towards". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Iliaana f Finnish
Finnish variant of Iliana.
Ilian m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Aegidius, via Gilgen or Ilgen.
Iliana f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Juliana.
Iliana f Italian, Sicilian
Italian variant and Sicilian form of Eliana 1.
Iliana f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Juliana and feminine form of Ilian.
Iliang f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Iliano m Various (Modern)
Creative masculine form of Iliana.
Iliaz m Albanian
Variant of Ilias.
Ilich m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of the Russian patronymic Ilyich meaning "son of Ilya," given in honour of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), the founder of the former Soviet state.
Ilidia f Polish
Feminine form of Ilidiusz.
Ilies m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Ilyas (chiefly Algerian).
Ilifiya f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Ilithyia.
Iligssaĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Ilihia f Hawaiian (Rare)
From the word referring to reverence, meaning "stricken with awe."
Ilijan m Vlach
Vlach form of Elijah.
Ilijana f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian form of Iliana.
Ilikimi m Fijian
Birth name of George Speight.
Iliko m Georgian, Montenegrin, Literature
Georgian diminutive of Ilia. The name might possibly have the same type of etymology in Montenegrin.... [more]
Ilil f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
The Israeli poet Shaul Tchernichovsky wrote a love song where he calls his lover by the name he invented: Ilil.
Ilima m & f Hawaiian
Flower of O'ahu... [more]
Ilin m Bulgarian
Masculine form of Ilina.
Ilina f Quechua
Quechua form of Elena.
Ilio m Bulgarian
Diminutive of Ilian and Iliyan.
Iliodor m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Heliodoros.... [more]
Iliona f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Derived from Greek Ἴλιον (Ilion), an alternative name of Troy, the ancient city that was besieged by the Greeks in Homer's 'Iliad'. In Greek myth Iliona or Ilione was a Trojan princess, a daughter of Priam and Hecuba and wife of the Thracian king Polymestor.
Ilios m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek transcription of Helios.
Ilip m Mari
Mari form of Philip.
Iliri f Albanian
Means "Illyria" in Albanian.
Ilirian m Albanian
Variant of Ilir.
Iliriana f Albanian
Feminine form of Ilirian.
Ilirio m Spanish
Spanish form of Illyrius, which is the latinized form of Illyrios.
Ilisabat f Arabic
Arabic form of Elizabeth
Ilisabek f Coptic
Coptic form of Elizabeth.
Ilisapeci f Fijian
Fijian form of Elizabeth.
Ilisawit f Quechua
Quechua form of Elizabeth.
Ilisipat f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Elisabet.
Ilissaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Iligssaĸ.
Ilit f & m Hebrew (Modern)
The best
Ilithyie f French
French form of Ilithyia.
Ilitia f Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of Ilithyia.
Ilitia f Hungarian
Cognate of Ilithyia, meaning "the readycomer".... [more]
Ilitija f Croatian
Croatian form of Ilithyia.
Iliúnûla f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Eleonora.
Iliuță m Romanian, Romani
Diminutive of Ilie.
Iliy m Russian
Variant of Iliya.
Iliyan m Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Илиян (see Ilian).
Iliyas m Kazakh, Indian (Muslim)
Kazakh and Indian form of Ilyas (see Elijah).
Iliyasar m Quechua
Quechua form of Eleazar.
Iliyasu m Hausa
Hausa form of Elias.
Ilizia f Italian
Italian form of Ilithyia.
Iľja m Slovak
Slovak form of Ilja.
Ilja f Estonian
Variant of Hilja.
Iljaana f Finnish
Finnish variant form of Iliaana.
Iljas m Albanian
Albanian form of Ilyas.
Iljaz m Albanian
Albanian form of Ilyas.
Ilje f Estonian
Variant of Hilja via the variant Ilja.
Iljo m Estonian, Bulgarian
Southern Estonian form of Elias (via Russian Ilya) and Bulgarian variant transcription of Ilyo.
Iljo f Estonian
Variant of Hilja via Ilja.
Ilju f Estonian
Variant of Hilja via Ilja.
Ilka f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Ilko.
Ilka f Slovene
Feminine form of Elija.
Ilkbahar f Turkish
Means "first spring" in Turkish.
Ilke m Turkish
Variant of İlker
Ilkhan m Turkish
Variant of İlhan.
Ilkka m Finnish
Finnish name of unknown origin. It has been used also as a surname for centuries.... [more]
Ilko m Bulgarian, German (Rare)
Bulgarian diminutive of Iliya. Since the 1960s it has been in occasional use in German-speaking countries.
Ilkut m Mordvin
Erzya form of Ilya.
Ilkyaz f Turkish
Means "first summer" in Turkish.
Illa f Estonian
Variant of Ille.
Illa f Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of Ilona, used as a given name in its own right.
Illaaq m Greenlandic
Younger form of Igdlaoĸ.
Illán m Asturian
Asturian form of Julian.
Illana f Asturian
Feminine form of Illán.
Illanaq f Popular Culture
From the Inuit word for “friend” this name is not used amongst Alaskan Native peoples or First Nations peoples.... [more]
Illand m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It might possibly be a variant form of Eland.
Illar m Estonian
Variant of Hillar.
Illari f Quechua
Quechua feminine given name derived from ilariy meaning "resplendent, radiant, aglow/alight, glittering" or, as a noun, "dawn".
Illasisa f Quechua
Means "flower amulet" in Quechua.
Illdiko f English
Variant of Ildiko.
Ille m Chuvash
Chuvash form of Elijah.
Ille f Estonian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from dialectal baby talk ill “lamb” as well as a derivation from Estonian illi “good”. However, this name might also be a variant of Hille.
Illen m French
Male version of Illuna
Illes m Banat Swabian
Banatswabian form of Illés.
Illhugi m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse illr "ill, evil, bad" and hugr "mind, spirit, thought".
Illi f Berber (Rare)
Literally "My daughter"
Illia m Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian variant transcription of Illya and Belarusian form of Elijah.
Illidan m Popular Culture
Illidan is a character In the game World of Warcraft.
Illidius m History
Latin form of Allyre.
Illimar m Estonian
Variant of Ilmar.
Illinois m & f American (Archaic)
The state is named for the French adaptation of an Algonquian language (perhaps Miami) word apparently meaning "speaks normally" (cf. Miami ilenweewa, Old Ottawa ilinoüek, Proto-Algonquian elen-, "ordinary" and -we·, "to speak"), referring to the Illiniwek (Illinois) people... [more]
Illirika f Russian
Apparently derived from Illyricum, an ancient region conquered by the Romans. It is etymologically related to Illyria (see Illyrios).
Illis m Estonian (Archaic)
Archaic southern Estonian variant of Elias.
Illjaz m Macedonian (Rare)
Possibly the Macedonian variant of Iljaz.
Illo m Estonian
Variant of Iljo.
Illughi m Old Swedish, Old Danish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Illhugi.
Illugi m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse variant and Icelandic form of Illhugi.
Il·luminada f Catalan
Catalan form of Illuminada.
Illuminat m Polish
Polish form of Illuminatus via Illuminata.
Illuminatus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Illuminata. Once belonged to a disciple of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Illusia f Finnish
From Yrjö Kokko's 1944 fairytale classic Pessi and Illusia. Illusia is the name of a small fairy who lives by the rainbow. Illusia is described to be naive, but optimistic and care free. The tale is about Pessi the troll and Illusia the fairy, who, despite all the differences between them and their worlds, fall in love... [more]
Illyan m Ukrainian
A variant of Illya.
Illyana f Russian
This is the feminine form of Ilya, Russian form of Elijah, which means 'My God is Yahweh'.
Illyana f Russian
I've heard many different meanings ranging from snowflake, daughter of the sun, and even light I have found God.
Illyrios m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Precise meaning unknown. In Greek mythology, Illyrios was the son of Cadmus and Harmonia, from which the ancient kingdom Illyria (also Illyricum) derived its name.
Ilma f Hungarian
Coined by Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty for a character in his pantomime 'Csongor és Tünde' (1831). The origin and meaning of this name are uncertain, however theories include a truncated form of Vilma and a contraction of Ilona and Vilma.
Ilmaneitsi f Estonian
Estonian form of Ilmatar.
Ilmatütar f Estonian
Variant Estonian form of Ilmatar.
Ilme f German
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Ilmedous m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Some modern-day academics link this name to Livonian ilma "joy; light", while others see a connection to Finnish ilma "air".
İlmi m Crimean Tatar
Derived from the Turkic root el meaning "people, country, nation".
Ilmo m & f Finnish
Either derived from Ilmari or a Karelian word ilminen, meaning "human".... [more]
Ilmo m Estonian
Originally a diminutive of Ilmar, now used as a given name in its own right.
Ilmr f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "sweet smell". Also a kenning for "woman". In Norse mythology this is the name of an Ásynja (an Æsir goddess).
Ilmur f Icelandic
Younger form of Ilmr.
Ilmuş m Chuvash
Chuvash form of Imameddin.
Ilna f Hungarian
A name with unknown origins and meaning.
Ilnara f Tatar
Feminine form of Ilnar.
Ilnur m Tatar, Bashkir
From Turkic el meaning "country, society" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
Ilo f Estonian
Feminine given name derived from the name of a minor goddess of feasts, via the Estonian ilu meaning "beauty" but also possibly the word ilo meaning "delight, joy, happiness", the Livonian word īla meaning "nature" or the Pite Sami word âllo meaning "urge".
Ilo m Livonian (Archaic), Medieval Baltic (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory, however, links this name to Finnish ilo "joy, gladness".
Ilo m & f Finnish
Means "joy" in Finnish.... [more]
Iloha f Uzbek
Means "goddess" in Uzbek.
Iloilo m Fijian
Diminutive of Iloilovatu.
Iloilovatu m Fijian
Diminutive of Iloilo.
Ilon f Hungarian
Short form of Ilona, meaning "torch".
Ilopifaliana f Malagasy
Means "essence of joy" in Malagasy.
Ilor f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Variant of names like Elor and Lior.... [more]
Ilotar f Finnish
Feminine form of Ilo.
Ilpo m Finnish
Derived from feminine name Ilpotar.
Ilpotar f Finnish Mythology
In the Finnish epic 'Kalevala' Ilpotar was another name of Louhi, the queen of the north.
İlqar m Azerbaijani
Means "promise, faithfulness, fidelity" in Azerbaijani.
Ilqarə f Azerbaijani (Rare)
Feminine form of İlqar.
Ilsabe f German (Archaic)
Old German variant form of Elisabeth (see also Elzebe).
Ilsabein f Low German (Archaic), Dutch (Archaic)
An elaboration of Ilsabe. The name was used in Northern Germany and the Netherlands in the 18th and 19th century.
Ilsabeth f German (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Obsolescent variant of Elisabeth and Ilsabe, traditionally predominantly found in the north of Germany as well as in Denmark.
Ilsalina f English
Elaboration of Ilsaline.
Ilsaline f English
Combination of Ilsa and the popular prefix -line.
Ilsat m Tatar
Means "gladness of the motherland" in Tatar.
Ilsebe f Low German (Archaic), Medieval Baltic
15th and 16th century Low German variant of Ilsabe that was also used in 15th and 16th century Latvia.
Ilsebet f German
German variant of Elisabet.
Ilsebill f German, Swedish (Rare)
German variant of Elisabet and Ilsebet.
Ilsene f Medieval Baltic
Elaboration of Ilse (see also Ilze).
Il-shvai f Assyrian
Aramaic form of Elizabeth.
Ilsia f Tatar
Derived from ил (il) meaning "motherland" and cиярга (siyarga) meaning "to love".
Ilsiaĸ m Greenlandic
Means "child acquired through magic". This is the name of a character in a legend from Greenland's Upernavik region.
Ilsöyä f Bashkir
Means "country-loving, patriotic" in Bashkir.
Ilsura f Tatar
Feminine form of Ilsur.
Ilter m & f Turkish
Turkish version of Eldar with meaning "patriot" or person who loves and protects his country.
Iltifot f Uzbek
Means "courtesy, kindness" in Uzbek.
İltimas m Azerbaijani
Meaning "request, appeal" in Azerbaijani, from Persian التماس (eltemâs) "supplication".
Iltimos f Uzbek
Means "request, favour" in Uzbek.
Iltrude f Italian
Italian form of Hiltrud.
Ilu f Indian
Probably a variant of Ila.
Ilu f Estonian
Variant of Ilo.
Iluka m Indigenous Australian
Named for the village of Iluka in northern New South Wales. Often translated as "by the sea" in an Australian Aboriginal language, it is probably derived from the Djangati term yiluga, of unknown meaning.
Iluminada f Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Illuminata.
Iluminado m Spanish
Spanish form of Illuminatus via Illuminata.
Iluna f Basque (Rare)
Ancient Basque name that was first found on inscriptions in Aquitaine dating back to the 1st to 3rd centuries.... [more]
Iluna f Greenlandic
Meaning and origin unknown.
Iluntze f Basque (Rare)
Basque feminine name derived from Basque iluntze "nightfall; dusk".
Ilurdo m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. A current theory, however, derives this name from Basque elur "snow" and urde "swine; boar".
Ilus f Hungarian
Diminutive of Ilona, meaning "torch".
Iluska f Hungarian
Diminutive of Ilona, not usually used as a given name in its own right.
Iluta f Latvian
Of unknown origin and meaning. A purely phonetic coinage has been suggested.
Iluuna f Greenlandic
Variant of Iluna.
Ilüzä f Bashkir
From Bashkir ил (il) meaning "country" and үзә, үҫә (üzä, üθä) meaning "growing".
Ilva f Latvian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a feminine form of Ilvars and a purely phonetic coinage.
Ilva f Italian, German (Modern)
Adoption of Ilva, the Latin name of the island of Elba. The island's name has been speculated to be of Etruscan origin and as such to be derived from a word meaning "iron".
Ilvars m Latvian
Derived from Latvian ilgas "longing, yearning" and either varēt "to be able to" or vara "power, force; reign".
Ilve f Estonian
Possibly a borrowing of Latvian Ilva.
Ilvi f Estonian
Variant of Ilve.
Ily f English (Modern, Rare)
A modern name formed from the text speak, "I love you." May be related to Isley.
Ilyana f Various
Variant of Ileana
Il'yas m Bashkir
Bashkir form of Elias.
Ilyasah f African American (Rare)
Ilyasah is the name of one of Activist Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz's six daughters.
Ilyass m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ilyas (chiefly Moroccan).
Ilyasviel f Popular Culture
This is the name of a character from the 'Fate/stay night' Japanese visual novel; Ilyasviel 'Ilya' von Einzbern is a German aristocrat.
Ilyaz m Turkish (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
Turkish and Indian form of Ilyas.
Ilyena f Russian
Variant of Ileana.
Ilyès m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ilyes influenced by French orthography.
Ilyess m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Ilyas.
Ilyo m Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Ильо (see Ilio). Ilyo Voyvoda (also known as Dedo Iljo Maleshevski, born Iliya Markov, 1805 – 1898) was a Bulgarian revolutionary from the region of Macedonia, who is considered a national hero in both Bulgaria and North Macedonia.
Ilyos m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Ilyas. Known bearers of this name include the Uzbek soccer player Ilyos Zeytullayev (b. 1984) and Ilyos Mallayev (1936-2008), an Uzbek musician and poet.
Ilyse f English
Variant of Elise.
Ilyssa f English
Variant transcription of the name Alyssa
Ilyusha m Russian
Russian diminutive of Ilya.
Ilza f Polish, Sorbian
Polish and Sorbian form of Ilse.
Ilza f Hungarian
Diminutive of Elizabet, meaning "God is ny oath".
Ilze f Latvian, Dutch (Rare), Hungarian
Latvian short form of Elizabete, Hungarian short form of Elizabet and Dutch variant spelling of Ilse.... [more]
Ilzīte f Latvian (Rare)
Originally a diminutive of Ilze, occasionally used as a name in its own right.
Ima f Latvian (Rare)
Short form of Imanta, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Ima f Japanese (Rare, Archaic)
今 (Ima) literally means "Now, Present Time" in Japanese. This was a common name in the Edo Period, but since then has scarcely happened.
Ima f Ibibio
Means "love" in Ibibio.
Ima f Hebrew
Means "mother" or "natural" in Hebrew.
Imaani f African
Variant of Imani.
Imagination m & f English (Puritan), Medieval English
Referring to the puritan fear of the imagination and its ability to have free reign beyond scripture.
Imaine f French
French form of Imagina.
Imajane f Literature
Used by Tamora Pierce in her 'Tricksters' series. It appears to be an altered form of the name Imogene or the word imagine.
Imajuik f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "meek, quiet": "(Child) who is not wont to crying".
Imake f & m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Derived from Livonian im "miracle".
Imako f Japanese
It means "present child".
Imala f Indigenous American
Imama f Assyrian
From the Aramaic איממא (imama), meaning "daytime".
İman f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Iman.
Imana f Muslim (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Imani or Iman.
Imana f Judeo-Christian Legend
Blessed Imana of Loss (died circa 1270) was a Cistercian Benedictine nun and abbess at Salzinnes, Namur, France.
Imanbek m Kyrgyz, Kazakh
From Kyrgyz and Kazakh иман (iman) meaning "faith" (of Arabic origin) combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Imand m Estonian
Variant of Imant.
Imanda f Latvian (Rare)
Variant of Imanta, possibly influenced by Amanda.
Imandra f Latvian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It has been suggested to be a blend of Imanta and Andra.
Imane f & m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Iman chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Imané f French
French form of Iman.
Imaneĸ m Greenlandic
Means "soft-shell clam" in Greenlandic.
Imaneq m Greenlandic
Younger form of Imaneĸ.
Imangali m Kazakh
Derived from Arabic إِيمَان (ʾīmān) meaning "faith, belief" combined with the name Ali.
Imanja f Afro-American Mythology
Form of Yemaya found in Uruguay. Compare Iemanjá.
Imanshapi m Avar
From Arabic إمان (iman) meaning "faith" combined with the name Shapi.
Imant m Estonian
Estonian form of Imants.
Imanta f Latvian
Feminine form of Imants.
Imants m Latvian
Latvian adaption of Ymaut.
Imanuel m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Emmanuel.
Imanzi m Rwandan
From the Kinyarwanda word "umumanzi", meaning "righteousness".
Ima-obong f African
Imara f Swahili
Means "strong, firm, stable" in Swahili.
Imari f Japanese
This name can be used as 衣鞠, 伊鞠, 一鞠, 伊万里 or 衣麻里 with 衣 (i, e, kinu, -gi, koromo) meaning "clothes, dressing, garment", 伊 (i, kare) meaning "Italy, that one", 一 (ichi, itsu, hito-, hito.tsu, i) meaning "one", 鞠 (kiku, kyuu, mari) meaning "ball", 万 (ban, man, yorozu, ma) meaning "ten thousand/10,000", 麻 (ma, maa, asa) meaning "hemp, flax, numb" and 里 (ri, sato) meaning "league, parent's home, ri (unit of distance - equal to 3.927 km), village."... [more]
Imari f & m African American (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of Amari influenced by Imani. This is also the name of a brand of perfume, which was introduced by Avon in 1985.
Imasdun m Armenian
Means "wise" in Armenian.
Imastuhi f Armenian
Derived from իմաստ (imast) meaning "sense, meaning, understanding, judgement, knowledge, thought".
Imasumaq f Quechua
Means "how beautiful!" in Quechua.
Imbá m Sami
Sami form of Imppa.