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First Name Directory - Starting with I




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Iben
Iben is a Danish female given name as a female form of IB.
Ibolya
Ibolya is a Hungarian female given name. It is a variant of the first name Viola.
Ibtisam
Ibtisam is an Arabic feminine given name.
Ibtissam
A common name is Tori, Rob, or EA (إبتسام) mainly women of Arab origin, its meaning is "smile".
Ichiko
Ichiko (written: 一子, 市子, 伊知子, 以知子 or イチコ in katakana) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ida
Ida is a feminine given name.
Ide
Ide is a feminine given name.
İdil
İdil is a feminine Turkish and Somali given name. It means Volga in Turkic languages. These two names have nothing in common more than they are spelled alike. Somali name "Idil" means "Perfect or Complete" in Somali. It is a typical Somali girl name. People named İdil include:
Ieva
Ieva is a Latvian and Lithuanian given name and may refer to:
Ifeanyi
Ifeanyi is a Nigerian given name. The female derivation of the masculine name is Ifeanyichukwu.
Iga
IGA is a female given name of Polish origin.
Ikue
Ikue (written: 育江, 郁恵, 郁絵 or いくえ in hiragana) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ikumi
Ikumi (郁美, 郁久美, いくみ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Ilaria
Ilaria is an Italian female given name.
Ildico
Ildiko
Ildikó
Ildikó is a Hungarian feminine given name of Hungarian origin, meaning "fierce warrior". Notable persons with that name include:
Ileana
Ileana (also Illeana, Iliana) is a female given name of Greek origin. It is derived from the Greek name Helen. It has been adapted for Romanian and Spanish (in Spanish there is also Ilean and in Romanian Liana). In Romanian, a hypocoristic for Ileana is Nuţi (from Elenuţa, Ilenuţa). Ileana or Illeana may refer to:
Ilga
Ilga is a feminine given name.
Ilgın
Ilgın is a common Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Ilgın" means both "light breeze" and "tamarix tetranda".
Ilka
Ilka is a female given name and family name.
İlkay
İlkay is a Turkish female and male given name. Translated, it means the "new moon" or "the new moon".
İlknur
İlknur is a Turkish female given name of Turkish and Arabic origin with the meaning of "first light".
Illona
Ilona is a Hungarian version of the female given name Helena.
Ilona
Ilona is a Hungarian female given name, the traditional name of the Queen of the Fairies in Magyar folklore.
Ilsa
Ilsa is a feminine given name.
Ilse
Ilsebill
Ilsebill is a feminine given name.
Ilza
Ilze
Ilze is a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Imala
Imala is a feminine given name.
Imanta
Imanta is a Latvian feminine given name. The associated name day is August 19.
Imelda
Imelda is a feminine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Imhilde
Imke
Imke is a female given name of Frisian origin. The male form is Imko. It is used as a male given name in the Dutch province of Friesland.
Imma
Imogen
Imran
Imran (also transliterated as Emran, Emraan, Omran, Umran, Emrah (Turkish) or Amram (in the Bible) Arabic: عمران‎‎) is an Arabic male given name. The name Imran is a Quranic name and meaning of the name is Population. It may refer to:
In-hye
In-hye is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 29 hanja with the reading "in" and 16 hanja with the reading "hye" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.
In-sook
In-sook, also spelled In-suk, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 29 hanja with the reading "in" and 13 hanja with the reading "sook" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. In-sook was the eighth-most popular name for newborn South Korean girls in 1950.
Ina
Ina is a feminine given name.
Inaam
Inaam (Arabic: إنعام ‎‎) is a given name, meaning gift. It is mainly female but also male when used in compound forms such as Inam-ul-Haq / Enamul Haque. The name is subject to varying transliterations such as Inam, Enam and other forms.
İnan
İnan is a Turkish name. It is used as both given name and surname. In the Turkish context the given name Inan is a product of an onomastic-hygiene movement initiated following the formation of the Turkish Republic to replace Arabic name Emin with which it shares common meaning, ‘to believe.’ The other Turkish given name which has the same meaning and was derived as a result of the same process is Inal.
İnanç
İnanç is a Turkish name and may refer to:
İnci
A Turkish female given name meaning "Pearl" occurs as a family name is İnci.
Indira
Indira is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular feminine given name, which means "beauty" and "splendid".
Indra
Indra is a given name which occurs independently in Latvia, where it is feminine, and in South Asia, where it can be masculine or, less often, feminine. In Latvia, the associated name day is February 1.
Indrani
Indrani is a feminine Indian name. Indrani is the name of Shachi, wife of Hindu God Indra.
Indre


Indumati
Indumati may refer to
Ines
Ines is a feminine given name.
Inese
Inese is a feminine Latvian given name and may refer to:
Inessa
Inez
Inez is an American spelling of the Spanish and Portuguese name Inés/Inês, the forms of the given name "Agnes". The name is pronounced as /iːˈnɛz/, /aɪˈnɛz/, or /aɪˈnɛθ/.
Inga
Inge
Ingeborg
Ingeborg is a Scandinavian feminine given name, derived from Old Norse Ingiborg, Ingibjǫrg, combining the theonym Ing with the element borg "stronghold, protection". In Norwegian the variant of Ingebjørg is the most used form of the name.
Ingeborga
Ingeborga is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from MOH.
Ingeburg
Albie is a feminine given name.
Ingegerd
Ingegerd (Old Norse Ingigerðr, Ingigærðr) is a Scandinavian feminine given name, from the theonym Ing combined with the element garðr "enclosure, protection". The name Inger is a short form.
Inger
Inger is a Scandinavian feminine given name, originally short for a name in Ing-, either Ingrid or Ingegerd.
Ingmāra
Ingmāra is a Latvian feminine given name. The associated name day is May 21.
Ingrid
Ingrid is a Scandinavian feminine given name. It continues the Old Norse name Ingiríðr, which was a short form of Ingfríðr, composed of the theonym Ing and the element fríðr "beloved; beautiful" common in Germanic feminine given names. The name Ingrid (more rarely in the variant Ingerid or Ingfrid; short forms Inga, Inger, Ingri) remains widely given in all of Scandinavia, with the highest frequency in Norway. Norwegian usage peaked in the interbellum period, with more than 2% of newly born girls so named in 1920; popularity declined gradually over the 1930s to 1960s, but picked up again in the late 1970s, peaking above 1.5% in the 1990s.
Ingrida
Naga is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from Ingrid.
Inguna
Inguna is a Latvian feminine given name. The name day of persons named Inguna is June 26.
Inka
INCA is a feminine given name. In the Frisian origin of the name, it is a short form of names that are composed with attributable. Another origin space is Hungary, as minor by Ilona, Ilonka or Iluska. Hungarian short forms of the Greek name Helen are in turn.
Inken
Inna
Innogen
Innogen is a female character in legendary early British history being the wife of Brutus of Troy the purported 12 century BC first king of Britain. According to the legend prior to his settling in Britain, Brutus overthrew the Greek king Pandrasus and was awarded the hand in marriage of Pandrasus' daughter Innogen. The name Innogen is an evident cognate of inghean a now-obsolete Gaelic word - both Irish and Scottish - indicating daughter: likely Innogen or its equivalent appeared in early Celtic documentations of the legend of Brutus to identify her only as being the daughter of Pandrasus rather than to indicate her proper name. Innogen was a character in a lost play by Henry Chettle and John Day entitled The Conquest of Brute with the first finding of the Bath which was performed by the Lord Admiral's Men at the Rose in December 1598.
Insa
Inta
Inta is a feminine Latvian given name and may refer to:
Intissar
Ioan
Iolanda
Iolanda is a feminine given name.
Iona
Iona is a unisex name that is taken from the Scottish island of Iona, which has a particular significance in the history of Christianity. The derivation of this island name itself is uncertain. The earliest forms of the name enabled place-name scholar William J. Watson to state that the name originally meant something like "yew-place". However, other suggestions such as an Norse origin from Hiōe meaning "island of the den of the brown bear" have also been made. Other possibly meanings are "Violet" from the English name Ione, or simply Island, from Norse ey.
İpek
İpek is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "İpek" means "Silk".
Ira
Ira (/ˈiːrə/ or /ˈaɪərə/) is a male and female given name. In Hebrew, the name Ira (עִירָא, Standard Hebrew ʿIra, Tiberian Hebrew ʿÎrâ) means watchful.
Iratxe
Irbe
Irbe is a Latvian feminine given name, and a Latvian surname. The associated name day is March 20.
İrem
IREM is a Turkish female given name of Arabic origin meaning "Garden in the sky".
Irén
A Hungarian female given name is Irish.
Irene
Irene is a name derived from εἰρήνη—the Greek for "peace". See Irene (given name).
Irène
Irfan
Irfan (also transliterated as Erfan, Arabic: عرفان‎‎) is an Arabic given name, it may refer to:
Irina
Irina (Cyrillic: Ирина) is a variant of Irene, being a Cyrillic-transliterated Christian Orthodox feminine given name of Greek origin, and the variant adopted by most followers of the Eastern Orthodox Church. The name Irina is derived from the ancient Greek goodess of peaceful life Eirene. In Ancient Greek εἰρήνη means peace. It has namesakes.
Irini
Irene is a female given name. Irenäus is the equivalent male name. Greek Latin 'the peaceful' (Greek & #160; eirēnē εἰρήνη ' peace'); comes from the Greek goddess of peace Eirene (ngr. Irini) off.
Iris
IRIS is a female given name.
Írisz
Írisz is a Hungarian female given name.
Irma
Irma is a female given name. It is also used in combination with other names in the abbreviated form "Irm-," for example, Irmine, Irmela, Irmgard, Irmgardis, Irmentraud. The name comes from the Old High German irmin, meaning world. The anglicised form is Emma. Related to the Hebrew word for Mother - "EeMaH."
Irmak
Irmak is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Irmak" means "river".
Irmela
Irmengard
Irmgard, also Irmengard, is a female given name. The name comes from the old high German Kwame/Fouad "big", "huge" and gard (comp. "Protection" Etymology of the word garden)
Irmfried
Irmfried is a common German male, but occasionally female name. It is assumed that he (also Irminonen, old high German irmin "great") derives from the Herminonen. The second part of the name, OHG agus means protection.
Irmgard
Irmgard, also Irmengard, is a female given name.
Irmhild
Sachin, also Irmhilde, is a female given name of Germanic or old high German origin. Is a composition «IRM», «great», and «sidrasajid», «Battle», the name means so "great fighter". A short form is Louise, an Italian and Catalan form of the name is Imelda.
Irmhilde
Sachin, also Irmhilde, is a female given name of Germanic or old high German origin. Is a composition «IRM», «great», and «sidrasajid», «Battle», the name means so "great fighter". A short form is Louise, an Italian and Catalan form of the name is Imelda.
Irmtraud
Vili is a German female given name.
Irmtraut
Isa
This name Isa does not particularly belong to any religion or group of people and can be used as a religious or non-religious name. The name Isa is not gender specific.


Isabel
Isabel (/ˈɪz.ə.bɛl/ ) is a Romance-language given name. It is related to Isabelle (French, Dutch, German, Catalan, Provençal), Isabella (Italian), and the English Elizabeth.
Isabella
Isabella is a feminine given name, which is the Latinised form of Elizabeth. It may refer to:
Isabelle
Isabelle is a feminine given name.
Isadora
Isatou
Iselilja
Iselilja is a Norwegian feminine given name. In 2015, in Norway 17 people had the name as a first name and 15 people had it as a middle name, according to SSB's name statistics.
Iselin
Iselin is a Norwegian feminine given name (2937 as first name, 2404 second).
İsenbike
İsenbike is a common Turkish given name. It comprises İsen and Büke (origin of Bike). In Turkish, "İsen" means "wise" and "Büke" means "queen" and "woman". Thus making it "Wise Queen". In Bashir and Tatar language "Isen" means "living", "live", "alive" and "Bike" means "woman", "lady".
Isi
Isi is a feminine given name.
Isidora
Işık
Işık is a Turkish name and may refer to:
Işıl
Işıl is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Işıl" means "Ablaze", "Sparkling", "Agleam", "Brilliant", "Bright". People named Işıl include:
Işın
Işın is a common Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Işın" means "beam (of light)", "ray (of light)", and "gleam".
Isis
Isis is a feminine given name.
Isla
Isla (/ˈaɪlə/ EYE-lə) is a feminine given name traditionally of primarily Scottish usage, derived from "Islay", which is the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland. It is also the name of two Scottish rivers. It was the fifth most popular name for baby girls born in Scotland in 2010 and the 70th most popular name for girls born in England and Wales in 2007. It was among the top 10 names given to girls born on the Isle of Man in 2009 and one of the top five names for girls born in Guernsey in 2010, in 2014 it was the third most popular girls name in the United Kingdom. It ranked 6th for girls born in New Zealand in 2013. It appeared in the top 1,000 names for girls in the United States for the first time in 2008, when it ranked in 619th place. Since then it has increased in popularity and ranked at No. 150 for girls born in the United States in 2014.
İsmet
Isolde
Isolde, also Isolde, is a female given name.
Isotta
Isotta is a feminine given name.
Issa
Issa is a feminine given name.
Ita
Ita is a feminine given name.
Itakayt
Italia
Italia is a feminine given name.
Italian name
A name in Italian consists of a given name (nome) and a surname (cognome). Surnames are normally written after given names. In official documents, the surname may be written before given names. In speech, the use of given name before family name is standard in an educated style, but, due to bureaucratic influence, the opposite was common (but now it's deprecated).
Itsaso
Itsaso is a feminine given name.
Itsuko
Itsuko (variously written: 逸子 or 伊都子, 伊津子, 慈子, 五子, 五十子, 以津子, 衣津子, 溢子, 聿子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Itsumi
Itsumi (written: 逸見 or 逸美) is both a Japanese surname and a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Itta
Itte
Itziar
Iva
Ivalu
Ivalu is a Greenlandic Inuit feminine given name meaning "tendon, thread, sinew." It was among the 10 most popular names given to girls born in Greenland during the past decade. Ivalo is a Danish variant. The variant name Ivalo was given to Princess Josephine of Denmark, born in 2011, as one of her middle names.
Ivana
Ivana is a feminine given name of Slavic origin. It is the feminine form of the name Ivan, which are both the Slavic cognates of the names Joanna and John.
Ivanka
Iveta
Ivona
Ivonne
Ivonne is a Hispanic female name derived from the French name Yvonne.
Ivy
Ivy is a given name or surname.
Iwajla
Iwona
Iwona is a feminine given name. He is the Polish version of the name Yvonne.
İzel
İzel is a rare feminine Turkish given name. It is a masculine name among the jews in Turkey, correlates with the name Israel. In Nahuatl, Izel means "only one", "unique".
İzel Çeliköz
İzel Acevedo or short İzel (* April 29, 1969 in Yalova, Turkey) is a Turkish pop singer.
Izusa
Izusa is a feminine given name.





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