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. Ibe is a conventional surname.
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)
Isa and Isabel (#144 last year) are the popular related forms of Ib (unlisted). Other forms, like Issy, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Ib was at its most widespread 134 years ago (median #389) and is somewhat lower today (#572, 30% less). Isabel is more universally found than the rest, while Isa has become less contemporary. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Ib and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
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