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I- Names for Boys

I baby names and what they mean, with 94 results. The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Ibrahim (#400), Idris (#956), Ismael (#358), Israel (#241) and Ivan (#133), while Ice (TOP 5%) and Im (5%) are familiar I- surnames. Here is the list of I- names for girls.

Iacopo - Igor | Igor - Indra | Ingelbert - Iosef | Ippolito - Ismat | Ismay - Iyar

Iacopo - Igor

Top 2000 baby names ranking of I- names: Iain, Ian, Ibraheem, Ibrahim, Idris

Iakov, Iakobos, Iakob, Iacovo, Iago1, Iacopo
Forms of Jacob. Based on Hebrew language. "He who supplants." Iankov and Icakov are creative forms.

Stems fr. Spanish, Welsh, Hebrew elements. "He who supplants." Uncommon, but Iago is comparable to common surnames Bago (TOP 81%), Nago (92%), which also end with -ago. See also Ingo.

Form of James. Derived fr. Hebrew. "He who supplants." Iago is a rarely occurring first name. See also Yago.

Var. of Yaakov. Derivative of Hebrew. "He who supplants." Not in Top 2000. See also Jago.

John and variants

Iwan, Ivann, Ivan, Ioannes, Ioannis, Ian1, Iain1
Var. of John. Based on Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Ioannes, Ioannis, Ivann and Iwan are more exclusive as children's names among the versions of John.

Ian and variants

Ian2, var. Ion, Iain2
Stems fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "God is gracious." Ian is more familiar than the rest.

Root fr. Danish element. "Baal's pledge." Gender-neutral name. Unusual. Ib is not found in the US Census.

Ibrahim and variants

Ibrahim1, var. Ibraheem
Source fr. Arabic, Hebrew. "Father of many." Ibrahim was a Top birth name in 2018.


Var. of Abraham. Based on Hebrew element. "Father of a multitude (of nations)." Conventional, with usage of 0.044% for Ibrahim as a children's name in 2018, though lower than 0.044% the previous year. See also Ibraheem.

Icarus, var. Ikarus, Ikaros
Derived fr. Greek. .. Icarus was the son of Daedalus .. Icarus, Ikaros and Ikarus were not among 2018's Top names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of I- names: Ignacio, Ignatius, Ignatz, Ignazio, Ivan

Ichabod, var. Ikavod, Ikabod
Derivative of Hebrew element. "The glory is gone." Unconventional. Ichabod, Ikabod and Ikavod are not found in the US Demographics.

Root fr. Hebrew. "Era, time." Iden is a slightly prominent birth name. See also Edan.

Ido, var. Iddo
From Hebrew, Arabic words. "Evaporate; to be mighty." Unusual. Ido and Iddo are not listed in the US Census.


From Welsh, Arabic elements. "Fiery leader; prophet." Gender-neutral name. A conventional baby name (#956 A YEAR AGO), Idris is also used frequently as a surname.

Ieuan, var. Ifan, Iefan
Origin fr. Welsh, Hebrew languages. "God is gracious." Not in popularity charts.

Form of Ezekiel. Stems fr. Hebrew. "God strengthens." Iezekiel was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Iphigenius, Iphigenios, Ifigenios, Ifigenio
Forms of Eugene. Derived fr. Greek element. "Noble aristocrat." Not Top 2000 names.

Ignatius and variants

Ignatius, var. Inigo, Inacio, Ignazio, Ignatz, Ignaz, Ignatious, Ignacius, Ignace, Ignacio, Ignac, Iggie
.. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the .. Ignace (TOP 60%), Ignacio (5%), Ignatius (46%), Inacio (34%) and Inigo (51%) occur often as surnames.

Var. of George. Based on Greek word. "Farmer." Igo (TOP 11%), Igou (21%) are familiar last names. See also Ivor.

Igor2, var. Ingmar, Ingemar, Inge
Based on Russian word. .. Composer Igor Stravinsky. Not in Top 2000.

Quick Reference

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

1. Iacopo - Igor
Jacob [Iakov, Iakobos, ..], Iago, James [Iago], Yaakov [Iago], John [Iwan, Ivann, ..], Ian [Ion, Iain], Ib, Ibrahim [Ibraheem], Abraham [Ibrahim], Icarus [Ikarus, Ikaros], Ichabod [Ikavod, Ikabod], Idan, Ido [Iddo], Idris, Ieuan [Ifan, Iefan], Ezekiel [Iezekiel], Eugene [Iphigenius, Iphigenios, ..], Ignatius [Inigo, Inacio, ..], George [Igor], Igor [Ingmar, Ingemar, ..]

Egor [Igor], Ihab, Ahsan [Ihsan], Ike, Ilan [Ilon], Eilon [Ilon, Ilan], Hilary [Ilarion, Illario, ..], Ilario, Ilias [Ilie], Elias [Ilyas, Ilyaas, ..], Ilya [Ilia, Illya], Imad, Emmanuel [Immanuel, Immanuele, ..], Immanuel [Imanuel, Immannuel, ..], Aimery [Imre], Imre [Imri, Imrie, ..], Einar [Inar], Ince, Indio [Indyo, Indeeo], Indra

Engelbert [Inglebert, Ingelbert], Ingemar [Ingmar, Ingemur, ..], Inglebert [Ingbert, Ingelbert], Ingo, Ingram [Ingrim, Ingrams, ..], Ingvar [Ingevar], Inigo, Inman [Innman], Innes [Innis, Inniss, ..], Innocenzio [Inocencio, Innocenty, ..], Inver, Joachim [Ioakim], Ioakim [Ioachim, Ioachime], Ioanis, Yannis [Ioannis], Eion [Ion], Ion, Eoin [Ion], Joseph [Iosip, Iosif, ..], Iosef [Iosip, Iosif]

Hippolytus [Ippolito], Ira, Irenio [Ireneus, Irenaeus], Earl [Irl], Erskine [Irvin], Irving [Irvyn, Irvine, ..], Irwin [Irwyn, Irwinn], Erwin [Irwin], Isaac [Izik, Izsak, ..], Isaiah [Iziah, Izaiah, ..], Isam, Isandro [Isander, Isandero], Ishaan, Isham, Ishmael [Ismail, Ismael], Isidore [Izzy, Izydor, ..], Alexander [Iskender, Iskander], Iskander, Ismail [Izmail, Ismayl, ..], Ismat

Esme [Isme, Ismay], Israel, Yishachar [Issachar], Issachar [Isachar], Istvan, Itai [Itiel, Ittai], Italo, Itamar [Ittamar, Ithamar], Yitzhak [Izaak, Itzak], Ivan [Iwan, Ivano, ..], Yves [Iwo, Ivo, ..], Ivo [Ivo, Ivon, ..], Ivor [Iver, Ivar, ..], Iyar [Iyyar]

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