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Ignatius meaning and name origin

Ignatius \ig-na-tius\ as a boy's name is pronounced eeg-NAH-see-ers. Possibly (Latin) "ardent, burning". Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Catholic Jesuit order.

Ignatius has 11 variant forms: Iggie, Ignac, Ignace, Ignacio, Ignacius, Ignatious, Ignatz, Ignaz, Ignazio, Inacio and Inigo.

Baby names that sound like Ignatius are Anteus, Antaeus and Antaios.

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Popularity of Ignatius

Ignatius is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Ignatius
Popularity of Ignatius