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Names starting with I

Ilyas - Arabic form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Ifor - Welsh form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Isabella - Latin form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isobel - Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Imran - Arabic form of Hebrew Amran, meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime."
Iñjgo - Old Spanish form of Basque Ynjgo, a variant form of Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Ioanna - Feminine form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a follower of Jesus.
Itzel - Variant spelling of Nahuatl Ixchel, meaning "rainbow lady."
Imriy - Hebrew name meaning "eloquent." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.
Irmak - Turkish name meaning "river."
Ilka -   Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Iva -   Short form of Bulgarian Ivana, meaning "God is gracious."
Ilaria - Feminine form of Italian Ilario, meaning "joyful; happy." 
Iuliana - Feminine form of Romanian Iulian, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Ilta - Finnish name meaning "night."
Ilar - Welsh form of Latin Hilarius, meaning "joyful, happy."
Ioel - Greek form of Hebrew Yowel, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.
Ileen - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Ixtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "face."
Issy - Variant spelling of English Izzy, meaning "God is my oath."
Idril - Tolkien character name, meaning "sparkling brilliance." 
- Greek name meaning "the moon." In mythology, this is the name of a priestess of Hera who was loved by Zeus. It is also the name of a moon of Jupiter. 
Ion - Basque and Romanian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the Romani.
Ilari - Variant spelling of Russian Ilariy, meaning "joyful, happy."
Innocent - English name derived from Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Indira - Hindi myth name borne by Lakshmi, wife of Vishnu, meaning "beauty."
Isa - Chamoru name meaning "rainbow."
Ilana - Feminine form of Hebrew Ilan, meaning "tree."
Ikhnaton - Variant spelling of Egyptian Akhenaton, meaning "he who works for Aton."
Iriney - Variant spelling of Russian Irinei, meaning "peaceful."
Indiana - English unisex name derived from the American state name, meaning "land of the Indians."
Ipatiy - Russian form of Greek Hypatos, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Irène - French form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Izabela - Czech form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Ishaq - Egyptian name meaning "laughs."
Izumi - Japanese name meaning "fountain."
Ian - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Ioannes (English John), meaning "God is gracious."
Inkeri - Finnish form of Icelandic Ingifríður, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Ibrahim -  Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Immaculata - Latin form of Spanish Inmaculada, meaning "immaculate."
Ida -   Norman name derived from Germanic id, meaning "work." 
Iman - Arabic name derived from the element amana, meaning "to believe."
Ilithyia - Latin form of Greek Eileithyia, meaning "relieve." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of childbirth. Her Roman name is Lucina.
Ishmael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning "God will hear." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham.
Izzie - Variant spelling of English Izzy, meaning "God is my oath."
Isabel - Originally a Spanish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." It later became an English royal name and its popularity was enhanced by the fact that it was borne by Queen Isabella (1296-1358), despite the fact that she was a murderess. 
Indar - Basque name meaning "strength."
Iqbal - Arabic name meaning "fortunate."
Isooba - Variant spelling of African Soga Isoba, meaning "walks slowly, stealthily."
Ibriy - Hebrew name derived from the name Ever ("the region beyond; the other side"), hence "Hebrew." In the bible, this is the name of a Merarite Levite. Abraham was called Ivri because he came from ever "the other side."
Iain - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Ian, meaning "God is gracious."
Idetta - Latin form of French Idette, meaning "work."
Iago - Spanish and Welsh form of Latin Iacobus, meaning "supplanter." 
Iudhael - Old Breton name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and hael "generous," hence "generous lord."
Imamu - African Swahili name meaning "spiritual guide."
Iuceph - Spanish form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Izmirlian -  Armenian name meaning "from Izmir."
Ilinca - Feminine form of Romanian Ilie, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Isay - Variant spelling of Russian Isai, meaning "God is salvation."
Iines - Finnish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Iakobos - Variant form of Greek Iakob, a form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including two apostles and a half- brother of Jesus.
Igone - Feminine form of Basque Igon, meaning "ascension."
Isabelle - French form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." In Arthurian legend, Isabelle of Cornwall is the name of the mother of Tristan. 
Ignaas - Dutch form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ichiro - Variant spelling of Japanese Ichirou, meaning "first son."
Ikram - Variant spelling of Arabic unisex Ikraam, meaning "honor."
Ivvah - Variant spelling of English Ivah, meaning "overthrow, overturn."
Inas - Arabic name meaning "friendly."
Isla - Feminine form of Scottish Islay, meaning "island."
Ignacio - Spanish form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Iovis - Ancient Latin name derived from the same Indo-European element (*dyeus) as Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
Ianto - Pet form of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."
Iulia - Feminine form of Latin Iulius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Itzik - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ivo - Variant spelling of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Used infrequently by the English.
Ivon - Variant spelling of French Yvon, meaning "yew tree." Used in Germany and infrequently by the English.
Inderjit - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Indrajit, meaning "conqueror of Indra."
Ioram - Greek form of Hebrew Yowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Imhotep - Egyptian name meaning "the one who comes in, with peace."
Irving - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, composed of the Welsh elements ir/yr "fresh, green" and afon "water," hence "fresh water" or "green water."
Isaaca - Feminine form of English Isaac, meaning "he will laugh."
Isam - Arabic name meaning "pledge, security."
Iakchos - Variant spelling of Greek Iakkhos, meaning "to shout." 
Innokentiy - Russian form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Iñigo - Variant spelling of Spanish Iñjgo, probably meaning "my little one."
Ilario - Italian form of Latin Hilarius, meaning "joyful; happy." 
Ismênê - Greek name derived from the word isme, meaning "knowledge." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Oedipus.
Iah - Egyptian name meaning "moon." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the moon.
Iver - Danish form of Scandinavian Ivor, meaning "bow warrior."
Isra - Arabic name derived from the word sara, meaning "travel at night."
Itsaso - Basque name meaning "ocean."
Ixaka - Basque form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ippolit - Russian form of Greek Hippolytos, meaning "horse-freer."
Ike - Pet form of English Isaac, meaning "he will laugh."
Idesta - Possibly a Latinized form of Scandinavian Ida, meaning "industrious."
Ivor - Swedish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 
Iy-kabowd - Hebrew name meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.
Ixidor - Basque form of Latin Isidorus, meaning "gift of Isis."
Isold - A derivative of Germanic Ishild, meaning "ice battle."
Innocentius - Latin name derived from the word innocens, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Into - Finnish name meaning "enthusiasm."
Iliya - Bulgarian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Inmaculada - Spanish name meaning "immaculate."
Ioakeim - Greek form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Iphigeneia -  Greek name composed of the elements iphios "strong" and genes "born," hence "strong-born." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of King Agamemnon.
Ivonette - Pet form of German Ivonne, meaning "yew tree."
Ishkur - Sumerian name of a storm god, meaning "thunder." Equated with Akkadian Adad.
Ikraam - Arabic unisex name meaning "honor." 
Iakovos - Variant spelling of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter."
Indrajit - Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the king of gods, Indra, and the word jit "conqueror," hence "conqueror of Indra." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Ravana, a demon king of Ceylon.
Ioulia - Feminine form of Greek Ioulios, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian woman mentioned in Romans 16:15.
Ivory - English name derived from the vocabulary word for a material that comes from the tusks of elephants and is used in making jewelry.
Irvin - Variant spelling of English Irvine, meaning "fresh water" or "green water."
Ismat - Arabic unisex name meaning "safe-guarding."
Ifan - Variant spelling of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ilona - Hungarian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Imogen - From a misspelling of the English Shakespearean name Innogen, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Isabell - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isadora - Variant spelling of Latin Isidora, meaning "gift of Isis." 
Iantha - Latin form of Greek Ianthe, meaning"violet flower."
Ivonne - German form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Ilderim - Arabic word for "a model Arabian stallion."
Ilariy - : Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful, happy."
Ionel - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ivan - Russian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the English, Czechs and Ukrainians.
Iesha - English variant spelling of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Isaiah - Anglicized form of Latin Isaias (Hebrew Yeshayah), meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Jesaiah and Jeshaiah.
Imlah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. 
Ife - Egyptian name meaning "love."
Irfan - Arabic name meaning "knowing."
Irma - Short form of longer German names beginning with Irm-, meaning "entire, whole."
Indigo - English unisex name, derived from vocabulary word indigo, from Greek indikon, meaning "blue dye from India." 
Ionas - Greek form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter.
Isidorus - Latin form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Iida - Finnish form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Isoba - African Soga name meaning "walks slowly, stealthily."
Indu - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word for the moon, meaning "bright drop."
Ioanela - Elaborated form of Romanian Ioana, meaning "God is gracious."
Idony - Anglicized form of Latin Idonea, meaning "again to love."
Ikatz - Basque name meaning "coal."
Ives - Older form of French Yves, meaning "yew tree."
Ibbie - Pet form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Imtiyaz - Arabic name meaning "distinction."
Issachar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yissaskar, meaning "he is wages" or "he brings wages." In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob.
Ipati - Variant spelling of Russian Ipatiy, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Iòseph - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Ioseph (Latin Josephus), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Ignasi - Catalan form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ivette - Spanish form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Izsák - Hungarian form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ivy - English name derived from the plant name, "ivy."
Ippolito - Italian form of Latin Hippolytus, meaning "horse-freer."
Isao - Japanese name meaning "honor; merit."
Imogene - Variant spelling of English Imogen, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Irwin - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Eoforwine, meaning "boar friend."
Illtud - Welsh name composed of the elements il/el "multitude" and tud "land, people," hence "multitude of people."
Ibtisam - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Imre -   Hungarian form of German Emmerich, meaning "work-power."
Ixone - Basque name meaning "solitude."
Ioudas - Greek form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.
Ilya - Hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy."
Iyyov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyov, meaning "hated, oppressed."
Iscah -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot.
Ileana - Romanian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Ivana - Bulgarian feminine form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious."
Iuliu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Iolana - Hawaiian name meaning "to soar."
Idogbe - Egyptian name meaning "brother of twins."
Iordanes - Greek masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden ("flowing down"), meaning "the descender." In the bible, this is the name of the river in which Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.
Iosif - Romanian and Russian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Irmuska - Hungarian pet form of German Irma, meaning "entire, whole."
Inge - Norwegian unisex short form of longer names containing the element ing, meaning "foremost one." 
Isaias - Latin form of Greek Esaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Iduma - Latin form of Greek Idouma, meaning "red."
Ioses - Greek name meaning "exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Jesus.
Imla - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. 
Izz-ud-din - Variant spelling of Arabic Izz-al-Din, meaning "glorious religion."
Indy - Pet form of English unisex Indiana, meaning "land of the Indians."
Iwona - Feminine form of Polish Iwo, meaning "yew tree."
Irmtrud - Variant spelling of Teutonic Irmtraud, meaning "wholly loved."
Idwal - Welsh name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and (g)wal "rampart, wall," hence "master rampart."
Iwo - Polish form of Latin Ivo, meaning "yew tree."
Iacomus - Variant spelling of Latin Iacobus, meaning "supplanter." 
Isaia - Italian form of Latin Isaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Iythamar - Hebrew name meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron. 
Isha - Hindi name meaning "master, lord." 
Idowu - African Yoruba unisex name meaning "born after twins."
Iolanthe - Greek name, apparently coined by Gilbert and Sullivan for their play of the same name first produced in London on November 25, 1882, composed of the Greek elements iole "violet" and anthos "flower," hence "violet flower."
Inglebert - Variant form of German Engelbert, possibly meaning "bright angel." 
Innis - Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."
Iarlaith - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Iarfhlaith, meaning "lord of the west." 
Imani - African Swahili name meaning "faith."
Ixchel - Nahuatl name of a Mayan goddess of the earth, moon, and medicine, meaning "rainbow lady."
Isocrates - Latin form of Greek Isokrates, meaning "equal power."
Isibéal - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isaura - Latin name meaning "from Isauria."
Izzy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with masculine Izzy. 
Izar - Basque name meaning "star."
Iakopa - Hawaiian form of Greek Iakob,meaning "supplanter."
Isadore - Variant spelling of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis."
Ingimarr - Old Norse name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word *mariR "famous," hence "Ing-famous."
Idelle - French pet form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Ívar - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 
Iñes - Spanish form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ianos -  Greek form of Roman Latin Ianus (Janus), meaning "door, gate" or "archway."
Irmtraud - Variant spelling of Teutonic Ermtraud, meaning "wholly loved."
Izaak - German and Polish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Iolo - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Iaret - Greek form of Hebrew Yered, meaning "descent." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch. The English form is Jared.
Imad - Arabic name meaning "pillar, support."
Iyowb - Hebrew name meaning "hated, oppressed." In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God. Job is the Anglicized form.
Ilean - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Ide - Danish and Swedish form of Icelandic Iða, meaning "industrious."
Imelda - Italian and Spanish form of Teutonic Erminhild, meaning "all warrior." 
Ima -   Variant spelling of German Imma, meaning "entire, whole."
Ioan -   Romanian form of Greek Ioannes (English John), meaning "God is gracious."
Isoke - African Nyoro name meaning "hairy."
Isi - Native American Choctaw unisex name meaning "deer."
Iau - Welsh form of Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
Iokaste - Greek name, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus. Jocasta is the Latin form.
Iythiyel - Hebrew name meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Ilse - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Italia - From the Italian name for Italy, possibly derived from Latin vitulus, meaning "calf." 
Izdihar - Arabic name meaning "blossoming."
Inka - Finnish short form of longer names containing the element ink (ing), meaning "foremost one."
Ioana - Feminine form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Idothea - Latin form of Greek Eidothea, meaning "knowing goddess." In mythology, this is the name of a seanymph, the daughter of Proteus.
Idonea - Latin form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Iovannis - Variant form of Latin Iohannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Iturri - Basque name meaning "fountain."
Iona -   Scottish name derived from the name of an island in the Hebrides, ultimately from Old Norse ey, meaning "island." 
Ihsan - Variant spelling of Persian unisex Ehsan, meaning "compassion."
Ishild - Old German name composed of the elements is "ice" and hild "battle, strife," hence "ice battle." This is the name from which the English Arthurian legend name Isolde (French Iseult) was derived.
Islay - Scottish name derived from the name of the island known as the "Queen of the Hebrides," meaning "island" in Gaelic.
Iiro - Pet form of Finnish Iivari, meaning "bow warrior."
Isak - Swedish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ineko - Variant spelling of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Iris - Greek name meaning "rainbow." In mythology, this is the name of a rainbow goddess. In use by the English as a feminine name, and by the Jews as a unisex name.
Italus - Roman Latin name meaning "of Italy." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Romulus and Remus.
Ilsa - Variant spelling of German Ilse, meaning "God is my oath."
Ilbert - Norman French form of German Hilbert, meaning "battle-bright."
Itzaina - Basque name meaning "shepherd."
Iulian - Romanian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Ireneusz - Polish form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Islwyn - Welsh name derived from the name of a mountain, composed of the elements is "below" and llwyn "grove," hence "below the grove."
Ianus - Roman name derived from the Latin word ianua, meaning "door, gate" or "archway." In mythology, this is the name of a two-faced god of gateways. With his two faces he looks into the past and future simultaneously. The month of January was named after this god.
Ianuarius - Roman Latin name for the month of "January," derived from the name of the god Ianus (Janus), meaning "door, gate" or "archway."
Ini-herit - Egyptian name meaning "he who brings back the distant one."
Ianthina - Elaborated form of Latin Iantha, meaning "violet flower."
Inga - Icelandic and Scandinavian short form of longer names containing ing, meaning "foremost one."
Iagan - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Aodhagán, meaning "tiny little fire."
Indrani - Ancient feminine form of Hindi Indra, meaning "possesses a drop (of rain)."
Iovilius - Ancient Roman gens name meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove)."
Ingred - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Ingrid, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Ilhuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "day."
Irmgard - German name composed of the elements irmen "entire, whole" and gard "enclosure," hence "entirely protected."
Itztli - Nahuatl name meaning "obsidian (knife)."
Ignazio - Italian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Imam - Arabic name meaning "guide, leader."
Ige - African Yoruba name meaning "born feet first."
Ignacij - Slovene form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ivanka - Pet form of Bulgarian Ivana, meaning "God is gracious."
Ionut - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Isabela - Variant spelling of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isser - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Ingjaldr - Old Norse name derived from the element gjalda, meaning "to pay, to recompense."
Iancu - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Irmenhild - Variant spelling of Teutonic Erminhild, meaning "all warrior."
Iob - Greek form of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning "hated, oppressed." In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.
Iúile - Irish form of Roman Latin Julia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Idoya - Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Idoia, meaning "pond."
Ionatán - Irish form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Ildefonso - Spanish form of Visigothic Hildefons, meaning "battle-ready."
Imanuel - Variant spelling of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Ichabod - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.
Inana - Variant spelling of Sumerian Inanna, meaning "lady of Heaven."
Irinei - Russian form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Ihuicatl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "sky."
Iordan - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Yordan, meaning "flowing down."
Ioustos - Greek form of Latin Justus, meaning "fair, just." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged. 
Irja - Feminine form of Finnish Yrjö, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Isidoros - Greek name composed of the name of the Egyptian goddess Isis and the Greek word doron "gift," hence "gift of Isis."
Itxaro - Basque name meaning "hope."
Iakov - Russian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Izaro - Basque name meaning "island."
Ilmarinen - Finnish name derived from the element ilma, meaning "air." In mythology, this is the name of a sky god.
Ing - Old Norse name derived from proto-Germanic Ingwaz, meaning "Lord of the Inguins." In mythology, this is the name of a fertility god.
India - English name derived from the country name, meaning "land of the Indus (river)." 
Inrahim - Variant form of Arabic Ibrahim, meaning "father of a multitude."
Ila - Hindi unisex name meaning "earth." In mythology, it is not clear whether Ila was male or female. In one story he begins as a male but turns into a female. 
Iakkhos - Greek name derived from the word iacchos, meaning "to shout." In mythology, this is an epithet of the god Dionysos, associated with the Eleusinian mysteries.
Ingrid - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingrið, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Idris - Welsh name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and ris "ardent, impulsive," hence "ardent master."
Ireland - English name derived from the country name, composed of the Irish goddess name Ériu and Old Saxon land "land," hence "land of Ériu" or "land of peace."
Inocencio - Spanish form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Isiah - Variant spelling of English Isaiah, meaning "God is salvation."
Inbal - Hebrew name meaning "tongue of a bell."
Itotia - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "dance."
Iyari - Variant form of Assyrian Iyar, possibly meaning "light."
Ianthe - Greek name meaning "violet flower." In mythology, this is the name of an ocean nymph.
Irina - Russian form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Iosaphat - Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.
Ingimar - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous."
Ioannes - Greek form of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Izydor - Polish form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Ignác - Czech and Hungarian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Irati - Basque name meaning "fern field."
Ilker - Turkish name meaning "first man."
Ingwaz - Proto-Germanic name, meaning "Lord of the Inguins." In legend, this is the name of one of three sons of Mannus, the ancestor of the Ingaevones.
Isaák - Greek form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Iericho - Greek form of Hebrew Yeriychow, meaning "city of the moon" or "place of fragrance." In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the English form.
Ivailo - Bulgarian name, possibly meaning "wolf." 
Ina -   Chamoru unisex name meaning "illuminate; light up."
Ioulios - Greek form of Latin Iovilius, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove)." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion mentioned in Acts 27:1,3.
Iephthae - Greek form of Hebrew Yiphtach (English Jephtha), meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free." In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. 
Isandro - Spanish form of Latin Lysander, meaning "freer; liberator."
Irmhild - Contracted form of Teutonic Irmenhild, meaning "all warrior." 
Ignacy - Polish form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ilmari - Short form of Finnish Ilmarinen, meaning "air."
Ishmerai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmeray, meaning "whom Jehovah keeps." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
Iesous - Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the son of God by the Virgin Mary. Iesous preached for four years before being crucified on a cross in Jerusalem. Jesus is the English and Latin form of the name.
Ilhicamina - Nahuatl name meaning "he shoots arrows at the sky." This was the name of a great Mexica king.
Israel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God." In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel.
Ibtihaj - Arabic name meaning "joy."
Irmingild - German variant spelling of Teutonic Ermingild, meaning "all-giving."
Illarion - Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful; happy."
Iole - Greek name derived from the word iole, meaning "violet." In mythology, this is the name of a woman loved by Herakles.
Irenka - Pet form of Czech/Polish Irena, meaning "peace."
Istaqa - Native American Hopi name meaning "coyote man."
Isleen - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Aisling, meaning "dream; vision."
Ilanit - Variant form of Hebrew Ilana, meaning "tree."
Ieronim - Russian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Ili - Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Irisi - Egyptian name meaning "fashioned by Isis."
Illés - Hungarian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Idunn - Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Ikavod - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory." 
Ignatius -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Eighneachan, possibly meaning "man of force."
Isidore - Anglicized form of Latin Isidorus, meaning "gift of Isis."
Imen - Variant spelling of Arabic Iman, meaning "to believe."
Icnoyotl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "friendship."
Ivaylo - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Ivailo, possibly meaning "wolf."
Ichtaca - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "secret."
Ithel - Welsh form of Breton Iudhael, meaning "generous lord."
Indra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements indu "drop" and ra "possessing," hence "possesses a drop (of rain)." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of the king of gods.
Itamar - Variant spelling of English Ithamar, meaning "land of palms." 
Iacchus - Latin form of Greek Iakkhos, meaning "to shout." In Greek mythology, this is an epithet of the god Dionysos, associated with the Eleusinian mysteries.
Iormungand - Variant form of Old Norse Jörmungandr, possibly meaning "giant pole."
Igon - Basque name meaning "ascension."
Ívarr - Old Norse name composed of the elements Iv- from ýr "yew-bow, yew-tree" and -arr from harjaR "army, warrior," hence "bow warrior." 
Ilmatar - Finnish unisex name, derived from the word ilma, meaning "air." In mythology, this is the name of an androgynous virgin deity of the air. 
Iskra - Slavic name meaning "spark." 
Imrus - Pet form of Hungarian Imre, meaning "work-power."
Iohannes - Variant spelling of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Ilkin - Turkish name meaning "first."
Irén - Hungarian form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Ipar - Basque name meaning "north."
Imoo - African Luo name meaning "darkness; dusk."
Ingifríður - Icelandic name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word friðr "beauty," hence "Ing-beautiful."
Inanna - Sumerian name, possibly meaning "lady of Heaven." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name the daughter of Ea and sister of Nanshe; she is a goddess of the sky, earth, love, fertility and war.
Igerna - Latin form of Welsh Eigyr, meaning "maiden, virgin." 
Izel - Nahuatl name meaning "unique."
Iestyn - Welsh form of Latin Justinus, meaning "fair, just." 
Ishtar -  Assyrian name said to be Semitic in origin and which may share the same underlying stem as masculine Assur, meaning "the leading one" or "the chief." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of the most prominent female deity. 
Iovilios - Variant spelling of Greek Ioulios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove)."
Iacobus - Latin form of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter."
Iokua - Hawaiian form of English Joshua, meaning "God issalvation."
Ildó - Pet form of Hungarian Ildikó, meaning "battle."
Itzal - Basque name meaning "shadow."
Ithiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythiyel, meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Iabi - Egyptian name meaning "weak."
Ingfrid - Norwegian form of Icelandic Ingifríður, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Innogen - Original Celtic form of the misspelled English Shakespeare character name Imogen, derived from the Gaelic element inghean, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Impi - Finnish name meaning "virgin."
Iefan - Later form of Welsh Ieuan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Iikka - Pet form of Finnish Iisakki, meaning "he will laugh."
Irénée - Feminine form of French Iréné, meaning "peaceful."
Ichirou - Japanese name meaning "first son."
Iisakki - Finnish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh."
Inina - Chamoru name meaning "glimmer of light."
Ignace - French form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Inderpal - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit word pala "protector," hence "protector of Indra."
Iorghu - Romanian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Ireneus - Latin form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Ikaia - Hawaiian form of English Isaiah, meaning "God is salvation."
Imenand - Rare form of Egyptian Yamanu, meaning "the hidden one."
Incitatus - Latin name meaning "spurred on." This is the name of a horse belonging to Roman Emperor Caligula. It had an ivory manger, and drank wine out of a golden pail.
Igor - Russian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Izabella - Hungarian and Polish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Ibri - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."
Ibolya - Hungarian equivalent of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Ionela - Variant spelling of Romanian Ioanela, meaning "God is gracious."
Ikerne - Basque name meaning "visitation."
Ithamar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythamar, meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron. 
Isingoma - African Luganda name meaning "first of twins."
Idouma - Greek name derived from Idoumaia, the Greek form of Latin Idumæa, the biblical name of a land south-east of Palestine, meaning "red."
Iesos - Variant spelling of Greek Iesous, meaning "God is salvation."
Issur - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Iskander - Variant spelling of Turkish Iskender, meaning "defender of mankind."
Iturrieta - Feminine form of Basque Iturri, meaning "fountain."
Iuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"feather."
Isai - Russian form of Greek Esaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Ioannis - Variant spelling of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Icarus - Latin form of Greek Ikaros, meaning "follower."
Ikaika - Hawaiian name meaning "strong."
Imrich - Slovak form of Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler."
Irvine - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, from the Celtic name of a river, composed of the Welsh elements ir/yr "fresh, green" and afon "water," hence "fresh water" or "green water."
Illtyd - Modern spelling of Welsh Illtud, meaning "multitude of people." 
Irit - Hebrew name meaning "animal fodder."
Innokenti - Variant spelling of Russian Innokentiy, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Igerne - French form of Latin Igerna, meaning "maiden, virgin." 
Izabelle - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Ib - Danish pet form of German/Scandinavian Jakob, meaning "supplanter."
Isolde - English form of French Iseult, derived from Germanic Ishild, meaning "ice battle." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the tragic princess who was the mistress of Tristram.
Ikaros - Greek name meaning "follower." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Daedalus.
Ivet - Bulgarian form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Iason - Greek name possibly derived from the word iasthai, meaning "to heal." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Æson and leader of the Argonauts. His Latin name is Jason.
Itiel - Variant spelling of English Ithiel, meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Ismael - Spanish form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning "God will hear."
Isebella - Variant spelling of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isokrates - Greek name composed of the elements isos "equal" and kratos "power," hence "equal power."
Iñaki - Variant form of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Izanami - Japanese myth name of the wife of Izanagi, meaning "female who invites."
Iarfhlaith - Irish Gaelic name meaning "lord of the west."
Ivann - Russian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Iphigenia - Latin form of Greek Iphigeneia, meaning "strong-born." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of King Agamemnon.
Inapo - Chamoru name meaning "wave."
Isamu - Japanese name meaning "courage."
Ieuan - Welsh form of Latin Iovannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Ixcatzin - Nahuatl name meaning "like cotton."
Ishbel - Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Iseul - Korean unisex name meaning "dew."
Iolyn - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Ingemar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous." 
Ihintza - Basque name meaning "dew."
Irena - Czech and Polish form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Iccauhtli - Nahuatl name meaning "younger brother."
Iodoc - Old Breton form of Celtic Jodoc, meaning "lord."
Ingmar - Contracted form of Scandinavian Ingemar, meaning "Ing-famous."
Ildi - Pet form of Hungarian Ildikó, meaning "battle."
Ismo - Finnish form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning "God will hear."
Iðunn - Icelandic form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Irinushka - Pet form of Russian Irina, meaning "peace."
Inéz - Spanish form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Iser - Variant spelling of Yiddish Isser, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Ialu - Egyptian name meaning "field of dreams."
Ibraheem -  Variant spelling of Arabic Ibrahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Itzhak - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Iukini - Hawaiian form of English Eugene, meaning "well born."
Isolda - Latin form of English Isolde, meaning "ice battle."
Innocenzo - Italian form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Ioakim - Russian form of Greek Ioakeim (Hebrew Yehoyakim),meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Innes - Anglicized unisex form of Scottish Gaelic Aonghas, meaning "excellent valor." 
Iyov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning "hated, oppressed." 
Iuturna - Roman myth name of a goddess of fountains, springs and wells, derived from Latin iuvare, meaning "to help."
Izanagi - Japanese myth name of the husband of Izanami, meaning "male who invites."
Ibar - Basque name meaning "valley."
Izolda - Polish form of German Ishild, meaning "ice battle."
Iulius - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Irmalinda - Old German name composed of the elements irmen "entire, whole" and lint "soft, tender," hence "entirely gentle."
Iseult - Medieval French form of English Isolde, meaning "ice battle." In Arthurian legend, this is the name a tragic princess who was the mistress of Tristram.
Ihab - Arabic unisex name meaning "gift."
Iskender - Turkish form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."
Iaeiros - Variant spelling of Greek Iaïros, meaning "whom God enlightens."
Ivanna - Ukrainian feminine form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ildikó - Hungarian form of German Hilda, meaning "battle."
Iola - Latin form of Greek Iole, meaning "violet."
Idan - Aramaic name meaning "era, time."
Iwan -   Polish form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Ilene - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Itziar - Basque name derived from the name of a village having a shrine to the Virgin Mary, meaning "old stone."
Iivari - Finnish form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Iekika - Hawaiian form of English Jessica, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."
Ingrið - Old Norse name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word fri�r "beautiful," hence "Ing-beautiful."
Isador - Variant spelling of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis."
Italo - Italian form of Roman Latin Italus, meaning "of Italy."
Inpu - Egyptian name meaning "royal child." In mythology, this is the name of a jackal-headed god of the underworld, Also spelled Anupu.
Irune - Basque name meaning "trinity."
Izidor - Slovene form of English Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Idette - French pet form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Iðunnr - Old Norse name composed of the elements ið "again" and unna "to love," hence "again to love." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of spring.
Ilonka - Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Íomhar - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Imke - Pet form of Low German Imma, meaning "entire, whole."
Iaïros - Greek form of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning "whom God enlightens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh. 
Isbel - Contracted form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Iboni - Egyptian name meaning "ebony."
Ivtzan - Hebrew name meaning "coated with zinc."
Iyar - Assyrian name, possibly meaning "light."
Ivri - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."
Inácio - Portuguese form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Iorwerth - Welsh name composed of the elements iōr "lord" and berth "handsome," hence "handsome lord." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Maredudd.
Ilhami - Turkish name meaning "inspiration."
Idzi - Pet form of Polish Egidiusz, meaning "shield of goatskin."
Ipo - Hawaiian name meaning "darling, lover, sweetheart."
Izotz - Basque name meaning "ice."
Ieremias - Greek form of Hebrew Yirmeyahu, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.
István - Hungarian form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Iosias - Greek form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Isaïe - French form of Latin Isaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Ixtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "face."
Ignac - Short form of Slovene Ignacij, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ihab - Arabic unisex name meaning "gift."
Ihintza - Basque unisex name meaning "dew."
Ihsan - Variant spelling of Persian unisex Ehsan, meaning "compassion."
Ihuicatl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "sky."
Izzy - Pet form of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis." Compare with feminine Izzy. 
Imma (hebrew - אִמָא):  Hebrew name meaning "mother."
Ikraam - Arabic unisex name meaning "honor." 
Ikram - Variant spelling of Arabic unisex Ikraam, meaning "honor."
Ila (arabic - الی, Aramaic: אִלְעָא, Hindi: इला):  Arabic name meaning "noble cause."
Ilarion (russian - Иларион, Ukrainian: Іларіон):: Russian and Ukrainian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful, happy."
Ilhuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "day."
Ilia (bulgarian - Илия, Russian: Илья):  Variant spelling of Bulgarian Iliya, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Ilija (bulgarian - Илия, Serbian: Илија):  Macedonian and Serbian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Inês - Portuguese form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Inès - French form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ines - Italian form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ilmatar - Finnish unisex name, derived from the word ilma, meaning "air." In mythology, this is the name of an androgynous virgin deity of the air. 
Ilya - Russian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Io - Latin form of Greek Iô, meaning "the moon." In mythology, this is the name of a priestess of Hera who was loved by Zeus. It is also the name of a moon of Jupiter. 
Ìmhear - Scottish Gaelic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Ina -  Chamoru unisex name meaning "illuminate; light up." Compare with strictly feminine Ina.
Inderjit - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Indrajit, meaning "conqueror of Indra."
Indiana - English unisex name derived from the American state name, meaning "land of the Indians."
Irene - Latin form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of peace. 
Indigo - English unisex name, derived from vocabulary word indigo, from Greek indikon, meaning "blue dye from India." 
Indrajit - Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the king of gods, Indra, and the word jit "conqueror," hence "conqueror of Indra." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Ravana, a demon king of Ceylon.
Indy - Pet form of English unisex Indiana, meaning "land of the Indians." 
Inge - Norwegian unisex short form of longer names containing the name Ing, meaning "Lord of the Inguins." 
Inigo - Variant spelling of Spanish Iñjgo, probably meaning "my little one."
Innes - Scottish Anglicized unisex form of Gaelic Aonghas, meaning "excellent valor." 
Innis - Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."
Isidora (greek - Ισίδωρα, Russian: Исидора):  Feminine form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Ìomhair - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Ìomhar, meaning "bow warrior."
Ìomhar - Scottish Gaelic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Ismene - Latin form of Greek Ismênê, meaning "knowledge." In Greek mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Oedipus.
Ionatan - Romanian form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Ita (yiddish - אִיטָא):  Variant spelling of Irish Íde, meaning "industrious."
Ioseph - Greek form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus.
Iréné - French form of Latin Ireneus, meaning "peaceful."
Iris - Greek name meaning "rainbow." In mythology, this is the name of a rainbow goddess. In use by the English as a feminine name, and by the Jews as a unisex name.
Isa (arabic - عيسى):  Arabic form of Latin Jesus, meaning "God is salvation."
Isaak (russian - Исаак): German and Russian form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Iseul - Korean unisex name meaning "dew."
Isi - Unisex Native American Choctaw name meaning "deer."
Isidor (russian - Исидор): Russian form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Ismat - Arabic unisex name meaning "safe-guarding."
Issa (arabic - عيسى):  Egyptian name meaning "God saves."
Ída - Variant spelling form of Icelandic Iða, meaning "industrious."
Íde - Irish name derived from the word ítu, meaning "thirst."
Itotia - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "dance."
İbrahim - Turkish form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Iuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"feather."
Ichtaca - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "secret."
Icnoyotl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "friendship."
Ifè - African Yoruba name meaning "love."
Idowu - African Yoruba unisex name meaning "born after twins."
Ivar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 

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