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Names starting with I

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