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I- Names for Girls

I baby names and what they mean, with 120 results. The trendier baby names here are Iris (#217), Isabelle (#94), Isla (#141), Ivory (#719) and Ivy (#129), while Isbell (top 2%) and Irish (3%) are popular I- last names. Here is the list of I- names for boys.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of I- names: Ida, Idalia, Idella, Idelle, Iesha

Iana, Ianna
Var. of Ayanna. From Kiswahili. "Beautiful flower." Inna is a slightly prominent girl's name.

Ianthe, var. Iantha, Ianthia, Ianthina
Derivative of Greek language. "Violet flower." Ilathe and Isauthe are creative variations.

Var. of Yara. Source fr. Brazilian, Arabic words. "Water lady; small butterfly." Unusual. Compare Iara with common last names Nara (top 40%), Irra (70%), which also end with -ra. See also Ira.

Iberia, var. Ibeeria
Poetic name for Spain. Unique, with the androgynous -ria suffix for Iberia, Ibeeria, like Imperia.

Ida and variantsIda, var. Idania, Idette
Derived fr. Old German, Greek words. "Hardworking." Ida exists frequently (top 25%) as a last name.

Source fr. Greek element. "Behold the sun." A moderately quaint baby name these days, but Idalia is still recorded often as a first name for women. See also Idania.

Idelle and variantsIdelle, var. Idelisa, Idella
Root fr. Welsh element. "Bountiful." Less used today. Idella was the variation last found (1950-1959) in the Top 2000.

Based on Old English language. "From Edinburgh, Scotland." Uncommon, with the unusual -ina ending, like Irvina, Irina. See also Idona.

Idona, var. Idonah, Idone, Idonea, Idonna, Idonie, Iduna1
Origin fr. Old German, Greek. "Hardworking." Rare. Idona, Idonna, Iduna, like Idunna, end with the feminine-sounding -na.

Origin fr. Aramaic. "Fig tree." Uncommon. Idra, like Iara, has the unconventional androgynous -ra ending. See also Ira.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of I- names: Ignacia, Ila, Isha, Isla

Stems fr. Welsh, Arabic. "Fiery leader; prophet." Idris was not among 2015's Top names. Unisex name.

Iduna2, var. Idonia, Idunna
Source fr. Old Norse language. "Loving one." Unusual, with the -na ending for Iduna, Idunna, like Ivanna, Ianna.

Aisha and variantsIeasha1, Ieashah, Ieashia1, Iesha1, Ieashiah1, Ieshah, Ieesha1, Ieeshia, Ieeshah1, Ieeshiah, Ihisha, Isha
Forms of Aisha. Stems fr. Arabic element. "Alive and well." Iesha and Isha are more widely used as children's names among the variant forms of Aisha.

Ieeda, Iyeeda
Forms of Aida. Source fr. Arabic language. "Reward, present." Outside Top 2000.

Ieesha and variantsIeesha2, var. Ieasha2, Ieashia2, Ieashiah2, Iesha2, Ieeshah2
Source fr. Arabic element. "Alive and well." Less used today. Iesha was the form last listed (2001) in the Top 2000.

Form of Egeria. .. a wise nymph who helped one .. Rare. Igeria (cf. Ibeeria, Imperia) ends with -ria.

Ignacia and variantsIgnacia, var. Ignatia, Ignazia, Iniga
.. Usage is usually as homage to .. Ignacia is a commonplace (upper 55%) feminine name, while Ignatia, Ignazia and Iniga are intermittently used.

Igraine, var. Igrayne
Source fr. Welsh element. Mythology .. Sparing use. Igraine and Igrayne are not found in the US Demographics.

Ila and variantsIla1, var. Ilanis, Ilanys, Isla
Derivative of Old French. "Island." Ila and Isla are in the Top 2000.

Form of Eila. Based on Hebrew language. "Tree." Ila is a Top 2000 baby name. See also Ilka.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for I- names for girls.

1. Iana - Ila
Ayanna [Ianna, ..], Ianthe [Ianthina, ..], Yara [Iara], Iberia [Ibeeria], Ida [Idette, ..], Idalia, Idelle [Idella, ..], Idina, Idona [Iduna, ..], Idra, Idris, Iduna [Idunna, ..], Aisha [Isha, ..], Aida [Iyeeda, ..], Ieesha [Iesha, ..], Egeria [Igeria], Ignacia [Iniga, ..], Igraine [Igrayne], Ila [Isla, ..], Eila [Ila]

Elana [Ilana], Ilana [Illa, ..], Hilary [Ilarion, ..], Ilaria, Aileen [Illianna, ..], Eliana [Ileana], Eileen [Ilianna, ..], Helen [Ilona, ..], Electra [Ilectra], Elysia [Ilyse, ..], Ilene [Ilena, ..], Iliana [Illionya, ..], Ilima, Elissa [Ilyssa, ..], Elke [Ilka], Ilka [Ilke], Alyssa [Ilyssa, ..], Alice [Ilysse, ..], Ilona [Ilonna, ..], Alona [Ilonka, ..]

Elizabeth [Isobel, ..], Elsa [Ilse, ..], Elisabeth [Ilse, ..], Ilse [Ilsa, ..], Elise [Ilyse], Ima, Emma [Ima], Iman [Imani], Imelda [Imalda], Immaculada [Immacolate, ..], Imogen [Imojeen, ..], Empress [Imperatrix, ..], Imperia [Imperatrix], Ena [Ina], Agnes [Inez, ..], Caroline [Ina], Christina [Ina], Carol [Ina], Bettina [Ina], Ina

Inaya [Iynaia, ..], India [Indya, ..], Indiana [Idiana], Indigo, Indira [Indeera], Indu, Ynez [Inez, ..], Inez [Inetta, ..], Inga [Inngeborg, ..], Ingrid [Ingmar, ..], Innes [Inness, ..], Ennis [Innis], Inocencia [Inocentia, ..], Anya [Inya], Io, Ioanna [Ioannah, ..], Yolanda [Iolanthe, ..], Iola [Iole], Iolana [Iolani], Violet [Iolanthe, ..]

Iolanthe [Iolantha, ..], Iona, Ione [Ionie, ..], Ionia [Ionya, ..], Iphigenia [Iphigenie, ..], Aurelia [Irelee], Earla [Irelene, ..], Irene [Iryna, ..], Iris [Irita, ..], Irit, Ermengard [Irmingard, ..], Irma [Irmgarde, ..], Erma [Irminie, ..], Ermintrude [Imtrud, ..], Irvette [Irvina], Erwina [Irwina], Isabel [Izzy, ..], Isadora [Isidora], Isaura [Isaure, ..], Isha [Ieshia, ..]

Ishana [Ishani], Ishara, Isis, Isla [Islay], Aislinn [Isleen], Esme [Isme], Jasmine [Ismenia], Isolde [Isotte, ..], Ita, Itzel, Jane [Ivanna, ..], Ivana [Ivanya, ..], Yvonne [Ivonne, ..], Yvette [Ivette, ..], Ivette [Ivetta], Evonne [Ivonne], Ivonne [Ivonna, ..], Ivory [Ivorine, ..], Ivy [Ivyanne, ..], Zola [Izola]

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