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101 boy names that start with the letter I

Choosing a baby’s name is one of the most exciting moments for parents, although the choice is not always easy. Some people prefer short names, while others go for compound names. The animal kingdom, the sea or well-known writers and artists can also be an excellent source of inspiration.

We continue with our series of names from A to Z, proposing 101 boy names that begin with I, so you can choose the one you like the most.

  • Iago: Galician form of the Latin name of Hebrew origin Iacobus, Jacobo, which means “held by the heel”.

  • Ian: of Scottish origin, it means “compassion of Yahweh”

  • Ibai: of Basque origin, it means “river”.

  • Iban / Ibon: of Hebrew origin, variants of Joanes, Juan in Basque. It means “man faithful to God.”

  • Ibor: of pre-Romanesque origin, it means “flowing water”. It is the name of a tributary of the Tagus River.

  • Ibrahim: of Arabic origin, it means “Father of many.” Variant of Abraham, considered by the Arabs, the father of their nation.

  • Ibsen: of Germanic origin, it means “the son of the archer”. Variants: Ibsan, Ibsin, Ibson, Ibsyn.

  • Icarus: of Greek origin. In mythology, it is the name of the son of the architect Daedalus, who fled from the minotaur’s labyrinth.

  • Idomeneo: of Greek origin, it was according to mythology, the name of a king of Crete who participated in the Trojan War.

  • Idrissa: of Senegalese origin, it means “immortal”.

  • Ifigenio: of Greek origin, it means “of powerful lineage”.

  • Igal: of Hebrew origin, a variant of Yigal, which means: “he will redeem”.

  • Igantzi: of Basque origin, name of the town of “Cinco Villas”.

  • Igari: of Basque origin, it comes from a town in the Salazar valley. In Spanish, Igal.

  • Igino: of Italian origin, it means “one who is healthy” or “one who is vigorous”.

  • Ignacio: of Latin origin, it means “bearer of fire”.

  • Ignazio: of Latin origin, variant in Basque of the Latin name Ignacio. It means “bearer of fire.”

  • Ignasi: of Latin origin, variant in Catalan of Ignacio, which means “bearer of fire”.

  • Igor: of Scandinavian origin, it is very widespread in Russia. It means “defender of the god Ingwi”.

  • Igotz: of Basque origin, it is the name of a mountain located between the towns of Markina and Munitibar.

  • Ikaia: of Hebrew origin, it is the Hawaiian variant of Isaiah. It means “the health of Yahweh” or “Yahweh the savior”.

  • Ikal: of Mayan origin, it means “spirit”.

  • Iker: of Basque origin, it means “the one who brings good news”.

  • Ikki: of Japanese origin, it means “the only one who shines”.

  • Ikram: of Arabic origin, it means “esteem, veneration”.

  • Iktan: of Mayan origin, it means “ingenious”.

  • Iham: of Hindu origin, it means “expectant”.

  • Ihan: of Turkish origin, it means “indecent, dishonest”.

  • Ilai: of Hebrew origin, it means “exalted or elevated”. Ilai was one of the mighty warriors in David’s army.

  • Ilan / Illán: of Hebrew origin, it means “tree or my tree”. Variant: Ilani.

  • Ildefonso: of Germanic origin, it means “prepared for battle”.

  • Ilidio: of Greek origin, it means “relative to the troop”.

  • Ilie: of English origin, it is a variant of Elías, which means “the Lord is my God.”

  • Illuminated: of Latin origin, it has the Christian meaning of “illuminated by faith.”

  • Ilya: of Russian origin, it is short for Elijah, which means “my God is Jehovah.”

  • Imam: of Arabic origin, it means “leader”.

  • Imanol: from Latin orogen, it is the Basque variant of Manuel. It means “God is with us.”

  • Imari: of Aztec origin, it means “corn”.

  • Imhotep: of Egyptian origin, it means “the one who comes in peace”.

  • Inam: of Arabic origin, it means “prize, reward”.

  • Inari: of Chinese origin, it is the name by which the god of rice is known.

  • Indiana: of Greek origin, it means “belonging to the West Indies”. Its variant is Indian and it is very popular for the fictional adventurer ‘Indiana Jones’.

  • Ingo: of Scandinavian origin, it means “protected by Yngvi”, Norse god.

  • Inhar: of Basque origin, it means “spark” or “ray of light”.

  • Indalecio: of Arab or Iberian origin, it means “messenger of the gods”. It is related to the name of the indalo, a Neolithic idol found in the Cueva de los Letreros in Almería.

  • Indaleki: of Arabic origin, Basque variant of Indalecio, which means “messenger of the gods”.

  • Inder: of Hindu origin, it means “God is good.”

  • Indra: of Sanskrit origin, it means “the one who possesses the raindrops”.

  • Innocent: of Latin origin, it comes from Innocentius / Innocentia, which means “innocent”.

  • Inti: of Inca origin, it is the Quechua name of the Sun, considered a god in mythology.

  • Inyigo: of Latin origin, Catalan variant of Ignacio, which means “bearer of fire”.

  • Iñaki: of Latin origin, it is the Basque variant of Ignacio, which means “bearer of fire”.

  • Ïñigo: of Basque origin, romance variant of Eneko. It means “place situated on a mountainous slope”.

  • Iñoskentzi: of Latin origin, variant in Basque of Inocencia. It means “innocent, pure.”

  • Ion: of Latin or Romanian origin, a variant of Juan that means “gift of God”.

  • Ioan: of Latin or Romanian origin, it means “compassion of Yahweh”.

  • Ionel: of Romanian origin, it is the diminutive of Ion, a variant of Juan. It means “God is grace” or “gift of God.”

  • Iori: fictional character from SNK’s The King of Fighters fighting video game series. It means: “heart of eight gods.”

  • Ioritz: of Basque origin, this mythological name means “tree of abundance”.

  • Ipolita: of Greek origin, name in Basque for Hipólito. It means “horse tamer.”

  • Irai: of Basque origin, it comes from Herais, Hera, name of the goddess of marriage, of spring and protector of wives.

  • Iraitz: of Basque origin, it means “to expel something out”.

  • Iravan: of Hindu origin, it means “king of the ocean”.

  • Iren: of Greek origin, it is the Basque name for Ireneo. It means “peaceful.”

  • Ireneo / Irenio: of Greek origin, it means “peaceful”.

  • Iri: of Hebrew origin, it means “light, fire”.

  • Ítalo: of Latin origin, it means “from Italy”. According to Roman legend, Utalus was the father of Romulus and Remus.

  • Irvin / Irwin: of English origin, variant of Ervin, which means “beautiful.”

  • Isaac: of Hebrew origin, it means “Yahweh laughs”.

  • Isacio: of Latin origin, derived from the biblical name Isaac. It means “Yahweh laughs”.

  • Jesse: of Hebrew and Greek origin, it means “I possess, gift or gift”.

  • Isaías: of Hebrew origin, it means “the health of Yahweh” or “Yahweh the savior”

  • Isamu: of Japanese origin, it means “courage, courage”.

  • Isandro: of Greek origin, it means “liberation of man”. Variant of Lisandro.

  • Isao: of Japanese origin, it means “honor, merit”.

  • Isarnio / Isarno: of Germanic origin, comes from Isarn, “ice”.

  • Isarno: of Germanic origin, it comes from Isarn, which means “ice”.

  • Isaurio: of Greek origin, it means “inhabitant of Isauria”, an ancient region in front of Cyprus.

  • Isbaal: of biblical origin, it means “man of the god Baal”.

  • Iscariot: of Greek origin, it has its origin in the name given to those from “De Kariot”, a town south of Hebron.

  • Iskander / Iskender: of Greek origin, it is the Turkish variant of Alexander, which means “defender of humanity”.

  • Isidore: of Latin origin, it means “gift of Isis”, goddess of Egyptian mythology.

  • Isidro: of Latin origin, it means “gift of Isis”.

  • Ismael / Ismail: of Hebrew origin, it means “God listens”. He was the son of Abraham, considered the father of the Arabs.

  • Ismerai: of Hebrew origin, this biblical name means “guardian”.

  • Isocrates: of Greek origin, it means “Equal in strength”.

  • Israel: of Hebrew origin, it means “the one who fights with God”.

  • Issam: of Arabic origin, it means “kohl”, the natural black cosmetic used to paint the eyes.

  • Istebe: of Greek origin, it is the Basque name for Esteban. It means “crowned.”

  • Ítalo: of Latin origin, it means “ox, bull”.

  • Ittay: of Hebrew origin, it means “neighbor or with me”. In the Bible, he is one of King David’s warriors.

  • Itzae: of Mayan origin, it means “gift of God” –

  • Itzmin: of Nahuatl origin, it means “thunder”.

  • Itzé: of Mayan origin, it means “dawn”.

  • Iu: of Germanic origin, Catalan variant of Ivo, medieval name that means “glorious”.

  • Iván: of Latin origin, it means “compassion of God”.

  • Ivar: of Norwegian origin, it means “warriors with bows, archers”.

  • Ives: of Latin origin, it means “yew”. Variant, Ivo, Ivon.

  • Ixaka: of Hebrew origin, it is the Basque variant of Isaac, which means “Yahweh laughs”.

  • Izael: of Hebrew origin, a variant of Azael, which means “God saw.”

  • Izan: of Hebrew origin, it means “perpetual, constant, permanent”.

  • Izei: of Basque origin, it means “fir”. Variant of Izeia, name of a tree that only grows in the Pyrenees.

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