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Ib (girl)

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What does Ib mean?

Ib /ib/ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ib) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Ib is "God is my oath". Ib is a version of Isabel (Hebrew): Spanish variation of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


Ib has 6 different relations via Isabel: Bel, Ibbie, Isa, Isbel, Issy and Izzy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Idi, Isib, ..

(male) Inio, Inis, ..

How popular is Ib?

Ib is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Ib is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Ibbie, Isa and Isabel (#144 last year) are the popular related forms of Ib (unlisted). Other forms, like Izzy, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Ib was at its most widespread 11 years ago (median #1361) and is somewhat lower today (#1381, 44% less usage). Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Ib and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ibbie, Isa, Isabel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isa, Isabel outside U.S.

Similar Names


Ib is pronounced similarly to Abbe, Ebbe and Eubh. Another suggested similar name is Io. Like Ib, these names are not frequently used.