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Names starting with I

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. 
Ívar - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 
Idouma - Greek name derived from Idoumaia, the Greek form of Latin Idumæa, the biblical name of a land south-east of Palestine, meaning "red."
Isadore - Variant spelling of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis."
Islwyn - Welsh name derived from the name of a mountain, composed of the elements is "below" and llwyn "grove," hence "below the grove."
Imani - African Swahili name meaning "faith."
Isla - Feminine form of Scottish Islay, meaning "island."
Inderjit - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Indrajit, meaning "conqueror of Indra."
Ioses - Greek name meaning "exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Jesus.
Irmgard - German name composed of the elements irmen "entire, whole" and gard "enclosure," hence "entirely protected."
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.
Ian - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Ioannes (English John), meaning "God is gracious."
Isra - Arabic name derived from the word sara, meaning "travel at night."
Iman - Arabic name derived from the element amana, meaning "to believe."
Isaaca - Feminine form of English Isaac, meaning "he will laugh."
Imtiyaz - Arabic name meaning "distinction."
Isaias - Latin form of Greek Esaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Ishkur - Sumerian name of a storm god, meaning "thunder." Equated with Akkadian Adad.
Imen - Variant spelling of Arabic Iman, meaning "to believe."
Italia - From the Italian name for Italy, possibly derived from Latin vitulus, meaning "calf." 
Imenand - Rare form of Egyptian Yamanu, meaning "the hidden one."
Iliya - Bulgarian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Ionela - Variant spelling of Romanian Ioanela, meaning "God is gracious."
- 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. 
Ildi - Pet form of Hungarian Ildikó, meaning "battle."
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.
Iovilius - Ancient Roman gens name meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove)."
Inkeri - Finnish form of Icelandic Ingifríður, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Iulia - Feminine form of Latin Iulius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Inderpal - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit word pala "protector," hence "protector of Indra."
Ignacio - Spanish form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
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.
Ivann - Russian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Isleen - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Aisling, meaning "dream; vision."
Ixone - Basque name meaning "solitude."
Iago - Spanish and Welsh form of Latin Iacobus, meaning "supplanter." 
Iver - Danish form of Scandinavian Ivor, meaning "bow warrior."
Iboni - Egyptian name meaning "ebony."
Irmenhild - Variant spelling of Teutonic Erminhild, meaning "all warrior."
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.
Irène - French form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Illtyd - Modern spelling of Welsh Illtud, meaning "multitude of people." 
Ianos -  Greek form of Roman Latin Ianus (Janus), meaning "door, gate" or "archway."
Ivana - Bulgarian feminine form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ide - Danish and Swedish form of Icelandic Iða, meaning "industrious."
Inocencio - Spanish form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Isoke - African Nyoro name meaning "hairy."
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.
Iakopa - Hawaiian form of Greek Iakob,meaning "supplanter."
Ivy - English name derived from the plant name, "ivy."
Iythamar - Hebrew name meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron. 
Ion - Basque and Romanian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the Romani.
Ivonette - Pet form of German Ivonne, meaning "yew tree."
Izdihar - Arabic name meaning "blossoming."
Iantha - Latin form of Greek Ianthe, meaning"violet flower."
Ivan - Russian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the English, Czechs and Ukrainians.
Irmhild - Contracted form of Teutonic Irmenhild, meaning "all warrior." 
Isam - Arabic name meaning "pledge, security."
Iah - Egyptian name meaning "moon." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the moon.
Iulius - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
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."
Ithel - Welsh form of Breton Iudhael, meaning "generous lord."
Ilona - Hungarian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Imran - Arabic form of Hebrew Amran, meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime."
Iain - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Ian, meaning "God is gracious."
Indrani - Ancient feminine form of Hindi Indra, meaning "possesses a drop (of rain)."
Irvin - Variant spelling of English Irvine, meaning "fresh water" or "green water."
Ireneus - Latin form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Ilinca - Feminine form of Romanian Ilie, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Iokua - Hawaiian form of English Joshua, meaning "God issalvation."
Ikhnaton - Variant spelling of Egyptian Akhenaton, meaning "he who works for Aton."
Ianuarius - Roman Latin name for the month of "January," derived from the name of the god Ianus (Janus), meaning "door, gate" or "archway."
Ivvah - Variant spelling of English Ivah, meaning "overthrow, overturn."
Isser - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Ilya - Hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy."
Ivor - Swedish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." 
Idzi - Pet form of Polish Egidiusz, meaning "shield of goatskin."
Irinushka - Pet form of Russian Irina, meaning "peace."
Iola - Latin form of Greek Iole, meaning "violet."
Italo - Italian form of Roman Latin Italus, meaning "of Italy."
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.
Igon - Basque name meaning "ascension."
Iolyn - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Irmingild - German variant spelling of Teutonic Ermingild, meaning "all-giving."
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.
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.
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."
Izaak - German and Polish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ibbie - Pet form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
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.
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.
Iyar - Assyrian name, possibly meaning "light."
Inrahim - Variant form of Arabic Ibrahim, meaning "father of a multitude."
Iseul - Korean unisex name meaning "dew."
Idowu - African Yoruba unisex name meaning "born after twins."
Ialu - Egyptian name meaning "field of dreams."
Ichabod - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.
Issy - Variant spelling of English Izzy, meaning "God is my oath."
Ismael - Spanish form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning "God will hear."
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.
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."
Ibtisam - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Innis - Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."
Isa - Chamoru name meaning "rainbow."
Ima -   Variant spelling of German Imma, meaning "entire, whole."
Indigo - English unisex name, derived from vocabulary word indigo, from Greek indikon, meaning "blue dye from India." 
Ilka -   Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Idogbe - Egyptian name meaning "brother of twins."
Ieronim - Russian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Ini-herit - Egyptian name meaning "he who brings back the distant one."
Irmtrud - Variant spelling of Teutonic Irmtraud, meaning "wholly loved."
Imhotep - Egyptian name meaning "the one who comes in, with peace."
Iesha - English variant spelling of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Isabell - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath." 
Íomhar - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Isabela - Variant spelling of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
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.
Ilaria - Feminine form of Italian Ilario, meaning "joyful; happy." 
Ikraam - Arabic unisex name meaning "honor." 
Inka - Finnish short form of longer names containing the element ink (ing), meaning "foremost one."
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. 
Izanami - Japanese myth name of the wife of Izanagi, meaning "female who invites."
Iacobus - Latin form of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter."
Irénée - Feminine form of French Iréné, meaning "peaceful."
Inbal - Hebrew name meaning "tongue of a bell."
Izar - Basque name meaning "star."
Ildó - Pet form of Hungarian Ildikó, meaning "battle."
Ingred - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Ingrid, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Iorghu - Romanian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Isaia - Italian form of Latin Isaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Izabella - Hungarian and Polish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Ina -   Chamoru unisex name meaning "illuminate; light up."
Ige - African Yoruba name meaning "born feet first."
Iriney - Variant spelling of Russian Irinei, meaning "peaceful."
Inina - Chamoru name meaning "glimmer of light."
Izabela - Czech form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Iau - Welsh form of Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
Ibrahim -  Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Ib - Danish pet form of German/Scandinavian Jakob, meaning "supplanter."
Isha - Hindi name meaning "master, lord." 
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. 
Iduma - Latin form of Greek Idouma, meaning "red."
Iakovos - Variant spelling of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter."
Iarfhlaith - Irish Gaelic name meaning "lord of the west."
Iccauhtli - Nahuatl name meaning "younger brother."
Isibéal - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
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.
Ivanka - Pet form of Bulgarian Ivana, meaning "God is gracious."
Ishmerai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmeray, meaning "whom Jehovah keeps." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
Imriy - Hebrew name meaning "eloquent." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.
Ianthe - Greek name meaning "violet flower." In mythology, this is the name of an ocean nymph.
Iwo - Polish form of Latin Ivo, meaning "yew tree."
István - Hungarian form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
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.
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. 
Ingjaldr - Old Norse name derived from the element gjalda, meaning "to pay, to recompense."
Imad - Arabic name meaning "pillar, support."
Itziar - Basque name derived from the name of a village having a shrine to the Virgin Mary, meaning "old stone."
Izel - Nahuatl name meaning "unique."
Ioan -   Romanian form of Greek Ioannes (English John), meaning "God is gracious."
Imrich - Slovak form of Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler."
Isebella - Variant spelling of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Ibri - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."
Iines - Finnish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Iskra - Slavic name meaning "spark." 
Innes - Anglicized unisex form of Scottish Gaelic Aonghas, meaning "excellent valor." 
Ihuicatl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "sky."
Isbel - Contracted form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Izidor - Slovene form of English Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Irfan - Arabic name meaning "knowing."
Ilse - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Inmaculada - Spanish name meaning "immaculate."
Isaura - Latin name meaning "from Isauria."
Itzik - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ipar - Basque name meaning "north."
Iakchos - Variant spelling of Greek Iakkhos, meaning "to shout." 
Ivtzan - Hebrew name meaning "coated with zinc."
Ioanna - Feminine form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a follower of Jesus.
Idetta - Latin form of French Idette, meaning "work."
Isador - Variant spelling of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis."
Itztli - Nahuatl name meaning "obsidian (knife)."
Ildefonso - Spanish form of Visigothic Hildefons, meaning "battle-ready."
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.
Ivet - Bulgarian form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Itzhak - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ilhicamina - Nahuatl name meaning "he shoots arrows at the sky." This was the name of a great Mexica king.
Imla - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. 
Ianto - Pet form of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."
Irit - Hebrew name meaning "animal fodder."
Irune - Basque name meaning "trinity."
Ipatiy - Russian form of Greek Hypatos, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Iðunn - Icelandic form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Irati - Basque name meaning "fern field."
Isobel - Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Isidorus - Latin form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Itsaso - Basque name meaning "ocean."
Ikavod - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory." 
Ikaika - Hawaiian name meaning "strong."
Idris - Welsh name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and ris "ardent, impulsive," hence "ardent master."
Iuliana - Feminine form of Romanian Iulian, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Iekika - Hawaiian form of English Jessica, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."
Ipo - Hawaiian name meaning "darling, lover, sweetheart."
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. 
Ioannes - Greek form of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Izanagi - Japanese myth name of the husband of Izanami, meaning "male who invites."
Imlah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. 
Isocrates - Latin form of Greek Isokrates, meaning "equal power."
Ivanna - Ukrainian feminine form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious."
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.
Iuliu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Idwal - Welsh name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and (g)wal "rampart, wall," hence "master rampart."
Ixtli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "face."
Indu - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word for the moon, meaning "bright drop."
Ipati - Variant spelling of Russian Ipatiy, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Inpu - Egyptian name meaning "royal child." In mythology, this is the name of a jackal-headed god of the underworld, Also spelled Anupu.
Ilyas - Arabic form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Ionut - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Iacomus - Variant spelling of Latin Iacobus, meaning "supplanter." 
Ionel - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
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.
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.
Ivette - Spanish form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Iyyov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyov, meaning "hated, oppressed."
Illés - Hungarian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Ixchel - Nahuatl name of a Mayan goddess of the earth, moon, and medicine, meaning "rainbow lady."
Ikaia - Hawaiian form of English Isaiah, meaning "God is salvation."
Iuturna - Roman myth name of a goddess of fountains, springs and wells, derived from Latin iuvare, meaning "to help."
Icarus - Latin form of Greek Ikaros, meaning "follower."
Irmak - Turkish name meaning "river."
Ikaros - Greek name meaning "follower." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Daedalus.
Ilanit - Variant form of Hebrew Ilana, meaning "tree."
Irina - Russian form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Ivailo - Bulgarian name, possibly meaning "wolf." 
Iesos - Variant spelling of Greek Iesous, meaning "God is salvation."
Innokentiy - Russian form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Inácio - Portuguese form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Itzal - Basque name meaning "shadow."
Itzel - Variant spelling of Nahuatl Ixchel, meaning "rainbow lady."
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.
Ishaq - Egyptian name meaning "laughs."
Ibar - Basque name meaning "valley."
Iolo - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Izz-ud-din - Variant spelling of Arabic Izz-al-Din, meaning "glorious religion."
Isao - Japanese name meaning "honor; merit."
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.
Iona -   Scottish name derived from the name of an island in the Hebrides, ultimately from Old Norse ey, meaning "island." 
Ívarr - Old Norse name composed of the elements Iv- from ýr "yew-bow, yew-tree" and -arr from harjaR "army, warrior," hence "bow warrior." 
Iefan - Later form of Welsh Ieuan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Izydor - Polish form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Imoo - African Luo name meaning "darkness; dusk."
Ilean - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Irmtraud - Variant spelling of Teutonic Ermtraud, meaning "wholly loved."
Imre -   Hungarian form of German Emmerich, meaning "work-power."
Isadora - Variant spelling of Latin Isidora, meaning "gift of Isis." 
Ieuan - Welsh form of Latin Iovannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Innocent - English name derived from Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
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.
Ileen - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Idelle - French pet form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Iosif - Romanian and Russian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Isaák - Greek form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ioanela - Elaborated form of Romanian Ioana, meaning "God is gracious."
Ignace - French form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Inge - Norwegian unisex short form of longer names containing the element ing, meaning "foremost one." 
Iodoc - Old Breton form of Celtic Jodoc, meaning "lord."
India - English name derived from the country name, meaning "land of the Indus (river)." 
Iser - Variant spelling of Yiddish Isser, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Izolda - Polish form of German Ishild, meaning "ice battle."
Irén - Hungarian form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Iñjgo - Old Spanish form of Basque Ynjgo, a variant form of Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Ionas - Greek form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter.
Itamar - Variant spelling of English Ithamar, meaning "land of palms." 
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. 
Iphigenia - Latin form of Greek Iphigeneia, meaning "strong-born." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of King Agamemnon.
Iole - Greek name derived from the word iole, meaning "violet." In mythology, this is the name of a woman loved by Herakles.
Istaqa - Native American Hopi name meaning "coyote man."
Inas - Arabic name meaning "friendly."
Ingimar - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous."
Ianthina - Elaborated form of Latin Iantha, meaning "violet flower."
Iyari - Variant form of Assyrian Iyar, possibly meaning "light."
Ilkin - Turkish name meaning "first."
Ida -   Norman name derived from Germanic id, meaning "work." 
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. 
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.
Ineko - Variant spelling of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Ilithyia - Latin form of Greek Eileithyia, meaning "relieve." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of childbirth. Her Roman name is Lucina.
Iarlaith - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Iarfhlaith, meaning "lord of the west." 
Ivri - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."
Ixcatzin - Nahuatl name meaning "like cotton."
Ingrið - Old Norse name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word fri�r "beautiful," hence "Ing-beautiful."
Ivory - English name derived from the vocabulary word for a material that comes from the tusks of elephants and is used in making jewelry.
Iordan - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Yordan, meaning "flowing down."
Ismênê - Greek name derived from the word isme, meaning "knowledge." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Oedipus.
Ilhuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "day."
Isak - Swedish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
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.
Imelda - Italian and Spanish form of Teutonic Erminhild, meaning "all warrior." 
Isingoma - African Luganda name meaning "first of twins."
Ioakim - Russian form of Greek Ioakeim (Hebrew Yehoyakim),meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Indar - Basque name meaning "strength."
Iormungand - Variant form of Old Norse Jörmungandr, possibly meaning "giant pole."
Izzie - Variant spelling of English Izzy, meaning "God is my oath."
Ilari - Variant spelling of Russian Ilariy, meaning "joyful, happy."
Ifan - Variant spelling of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."
Innocenzo - Italian form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Ignác - Czech and Hungarian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Into - Finnish name meaning "enthusiasm."
Inapo - Chamoru name meaning "wave."
Idesta - Possibly a Latinized form of Scandinavian Ida, meaning "industrious."
Ioudas - Greek form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.
Iñigo - Variant spelling of Spanish Iñjgo, probably meaning "my little one."
Irenka - Pet form of Czech/Polish Irena, meaning "peace."
Irwin - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Eoforwine, meaning "boar friend."
Inga - Icelandic and Scandinavian short form of longer names containing ing, meaning "foremost one."
Ireneusz - Polish form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Ibtihaj - Arabic name meaning "joy."
Iskander - Variant spelling of Turkish Iskender, meaning "defender of mankind."
Isay - Variant spelling of Russian Isai, meaning "God is salvation."
Imam - Arabic name meaning "guide, leader."
Ibolya - Hungarian equivalent of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Inglebert - Variant form of German Engelbert, possibly meaning "bright angel." 
Irmalinda - Old German name composed of the elements irmen "entire, whole" and lint "soft, tender," hence "entirely gentle."
Ilhami - Turkish name meaning "inspiration."
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.
Iuitl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"feather."
Itzaina - Basque name meaning "shepherd."
Ichirou - Japanese name meaning "first son."
Isidore - Anglicized form of Latin Isidorus, meaning "gift of Isis."
Idonea - Latin form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Iovilios - Variant spelling of Greek Ioulios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove)."
Irmuska - Hungarian pet form of German Irma, meaning "entire, whole."
Itotia - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "dance."
Isabella - Latin form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Ichiro - Variant spelling of Japanese Ichirou, meaning "first son."
Iñaki - Variant form of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Iabi - Egyptian name meaning "weak."
Ismat - Arabic unisex name meaning "safe-guarding."
Ixidor - Basque form of Latin Isidorus, meaning "gift of Isis."
Izumi - Japanese name meaning "fountain."
Iohannes - Variant spelling of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Immaculata - Latin form of Spanish Inmaculada, meaning "immaculate."
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."
Imke - Pet form of Low German Imma, meaning "entire, whole."
Igerne - French form of Latin Igerna, meaning "maiden, virgin." 
Imrus - Pet form of Hungarian Imre, meaning "work-power."
Ikerne - Basque name meaning "visitation."
Ifor - Welsh form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Iudhael - Old Breton name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and hael "generous," hence "generous lord."
Ingrid - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingrið, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Izmirlian -  Armenian name meaning "from Izmir."
Ikram - Variant spelling of Arabic unisex Ikraam, meaning "honor."
Ismo - Finnish form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning "God will hear."
Inana - Variant spelling of Sumerian Inanna, meaning "lady of Heaven."
Iestyn - Welsh form of Latin Justinus, meaning "fair, just." 
Ilderim - Arabic word for "a model Arabian stallion."
Iythiyel - Hebrew name meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Iwona - Feminine form of Polish Iwo, meaning "yew tree."
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.
Irena - Czech and Polish form of Greek Eirênê, meaning "peace."
Iy-kabowd - Hebrew name meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.
Ikatz - Basque name meaning "coal."
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.
Ilonka - Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Isidoros - Greek name composed of the name of the Egyptian goddess Isis and the Greek word doron "gift," hence "gift of Isis."
Idoya - Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Idoia, meaning "pond."
Igerna - Latin form of Welsh Eigyr, meaning "maiden, virgin." 
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.
Ioram - Greek form of Hebrew Yowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Italus - Roman Latin name meaning "of Italy." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Romulus and Remus.
Idony - Anglicized form of Latin Idonea, meaning "again to love."
Iosias - Greek form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Ingimarr - Old Norse name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word *mariR "famous," hence "Ing-famous."
Irma - Short form of longer German names beginning with Irm-, meaning "entire, whole."
Ignasi - Catalan form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Irisi - Egyptian name meaning "fashioned by Isis."
Irja - Feminine form of Finnish Yrjö, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Idan - Aramaic name meaning "era, time."
Isold - A derivative of Germanic Ishild, meaning "ice battle."
Ivo - Variant spelling of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Used infrequently by the English.
Ixaka - Basque form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Iancu - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Isai - Russian form of Greek Esaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Imogene - Variant spelling of English Imogen, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Igor - Russian form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Isandro - Spanish form of Latin Lysander, meaning "freer; liberator."
Ichtaca - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "secret."
Ippolit - Russian form of Greek Hippolytos, meaning "horse-freer."
Iuceph - Spanish form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Iolana - Hawaiian name meaning "to soar."
Iovis - Ancient Latin name derived from the same Indo-European element (*dyeus) as Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
Ioannis - Variant spelling of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Iaeiros - Variant spelling of Greek Iaïros, meaning "whom God enlightens."
Ingfrid - Norwegian form of Icelandic Ingifríður, meaning "Ing-beautiful."
Idette - French pet form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Innocentius - Latin name derived from the word innocens, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Iukini - Hawaiian form of English Eugene, meaning "well born."
Iturri - Basque name meaning "fountain."
Ilker - Turkish name meaning "first man."
Ilene - Variant spelling of English Eileen, meaning "beauty, radiance." 
Ilbert - Norman French form of German Hilbert, meaning "battle-bright."
Ihintza - Basque name meaning "dew."
Ilta - Finnish name meaning "night."
Iwan -   Polish form of Russian Ivan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Iisakki - Finnish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh."
Ionatán - Irish form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Ioakeim - Greek form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Ike - Pet form of English Isaac, meaning "he will laugh."
Ildikó - Hungarian form of German Hilda, meaning "battle."
Innogen - Original Celtic form of the misspelled English Shakespeare character name Imogen, derived from the Gaelic element inghean, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Irinei - Russian form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Iiro - Pet form of Finnish Iivari, meaning "bow warrior."
Ithamar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythamar, meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron. 
Izsák - Hungarian form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Ilana - Feminine form of Hebrew Ilan, meaning "tree."
Idothea - Latin form of Greek Eidothea, meaning "knowing goddess." In mythology, this is the name of a seanymph, the daughter of Proteus.
Isiah - Variant spelling of English Isaiah, meaning "God is salvation."
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."
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.
Iòseph - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Ioseph (Latin Josephus), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Ivon - Variant spelling of French Yvon, meaning "yew tree." Used in Germany and infrequently by the English.
Itiel - Variant spelling of English Ithiel, meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Ilariy - : Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful, happy."
Indiana - English unisex name derived from the American state name, meaning "land of the Indians."
Illarion - Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful; happy."
Iskender - Turkish form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."
Ivonne - German form of French Yvette, meaning "yew tree."
Ivaylo - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Ivailo, possibly meaning "wolf."
Izotz - Basque name meaning "ice."
Issur - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God."
Indy - Pet form of English unisex Indiana, meaning "land of the Indians."
Imamu - African Swahili name meaning "spiritual guide."
Isokrates - Greek name composed of the elements isos "equal" and kratos "power," hence "equal power."
Ibraheem -  Variant spelling of Arabic Ibrahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Iida - Finnish form of Norman Germanic Ida, meaning "work."
Ing - Old Norse name derived from proto-Germanic Ingwaz, meaning "Lord of the Inguins." In mythology, this is the name of a fertility god.
Icnoyotl - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "friendship."
Idril - Tolkien character name, meaning "sparkling brilliance." 
Isi - Native American Choctaw unisex name meaning "deer."
Ileana - Romanian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Ishbel - Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
Izaro - Basque name meaning "island."
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.
Izabelle - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
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.
Iñes - Spanish form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Iikka - Pet form of Finnish Iisakki, meaning "he will laugh."
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.
Idunn - Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Iðunnr, meaning "again to love."
Ihab - Arabic unisex name meaning "gift."
Ilsa - Variant spelling of German Ilse, meaning "God is my oath."
Iovannis - Variant form of Latin Iohannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Iagan - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Aodhagán, meaning "tiny little fire."
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.
Isooba - Variant spelling of African Soga Isoba, meaning "walks slowly, stealthily."
Isoba - African Soga name meaning "walks slowly, stealthily."
Ilmarinen - Finnish name derived from the element ilma, meaning "air." In mythology, this is the name of a sky god.
Ilar - Welsh form of Latin Hilarius, meaning "joyful, happy."
Ithiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythiyel, meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
Ihsan - Variant spelling of Persian unisex Ehsan, meaning "compassion."
Iivari - Finnish form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior."
Islay - Scottish name derived from the name of the island known as the "Queen of the Hebrides," meaning "island" in Gaelic.
Iakov - Russian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Ingemar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous." 
Itxaro - Basque name meaning "hope."
Ili - Pet form of Hungarian Ilona, probably meaning "torch."
Igone - Feminine form of Basque Igon, meaning "ascension."
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.
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.
Ilario - Italian form of Latin Hilarius, meaning "joyful; happy." 
Isolda - Latin form of English Isolde, meaning "ice battle."
Isamu - Japanese name meaning "courage."
Iva -   Short form of Bulgarian Ivana, meaning "God is gracious."
Impi - Finnish name meaning "virgin."
Indira - Hindi myth name borne by Lakshmi, wife of Vishnu, meaning "beauty."
Ignaas - Dutch form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ife - Egyptian name meaning "love."
Ignazio - Italian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Iyov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning "hated, oppressed." 
Ingmar - Contracted form of Scandinavian Ingemar, meaning "Ing-famous."
Ignacy - Polish form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Imanuel - Variant spelling of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Ioana - Feminine form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ippolito - Italian form of Latin Hippolytus, meaning "horse-freer."
Ilmari - Short form of Finnish Ilmarinen, meaning "air."
Ignacij - Slovene form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Iturrieta - Feminine form of Basque Iturri, meaning "fountain."
Innokenti - Variant spelling of Russian Innokentiy, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Izzy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with masculine Izzy. 
Inéz - Spanish form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ingifríður - Icelandic name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word friðr "beauty," hence "Ing-beautiful."
Imogen - From a misspelling of the English Shakespearean name Innogen, meaning "girl, maiden." 
Iqbal - Arabic name meaning "fortunate."
Iulian - Romanian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Ignatius -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Eighneachan, possibly meaning "man of force."
Ives - Older form of French Yves, meaning "yew tree."
Illtud - Welsh name composed of the elements il/el "multitude" and tud "land, people," hence "multitude of people."
Isaïe - French form of Latin Isaias, meaning "God is salvation."
Iúile - Irish form of Roman Latin Julia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
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. 
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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