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Ib (girl)

What does Ib mean?

Ib Pronunciation of 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.


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

Creative forms:
(female) Idi, Ige, ..

(male) Ilo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ib Saige (I.S.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ibbie, Isa and Isabel (#149 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 12 years ago (median #1361) and is somewhat lower today (#1383, 44% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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