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Names starting with I

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

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