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Names starting with I

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