Names starting with I


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