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Meaning and Name Origin

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


Variations

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

Ignatius has 1 feminine form: Ignacia.


Popularity

Ignatius is an uncommon given name for men. Ignatius is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Ignatius for boys. Ignatius entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #614 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ignatius name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ignatius outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Ignatius and corresponding names. The only other prominent variation form of Ignatius is Ignacio. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Ignacio and Ignatius becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ignacio, Ignatius in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ignatius and related baby names outside U.S.

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