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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.


Iain
Ian
Ib
Ib is a masculine given name.
Ib
IB is a Danish male given name as a Danish short form of Jacob.
Ibrahim
Ibrahim (Arabic: إبراهيم‎‎, Ibrāhīm) is the Arabic name of the prophet and patriarch Abraham. He was God's messenger. It is a common first name and surname among Muslims and Arab Christians, a derivative of the name Abraham or Avram from Judaism and Christianity in the Middle East. In Lebanon, Brahim is a common diminutive for the first name Ibrahim.
İbrahim
İbrahim is a Turkish male given name, the Turkish form of the Arabic name Ibrahim or of the biblical ancestor Abraham.
Ibro
Ibro is a Bosnian diminutive of the Arabic name Ibrahim and may refer to: Somali nick name for Ibrahim.
Ichiei
Ichiei (written: 一榮 or 市衛) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ichirō
Ichirō (いちろう, イチロー?), also written Ichiro, is a masculine Japanese given name. The name is occasionally given to the first-born son in a family.
Ichizō
Ichizō is a Japanese masculine given name. People with this name include:
Idir
Idir (tamazight ⵉⴷⵉⵔ) is a North African Berber name, meaning "alive" and also the name of the family.
Ido
As a German first name is ido is a variant of writing the name of Eido.
Ido
Idris
Idris is a given name, usually masculine, and a surname.
Idrissa
Idrissa is a variant of the Arabic name Idris (إدريس Arabic, DMG Idrīs, or in the Maghreb Driss) a male given name occurring mainly in West Africa.
Iehisa
Iehisa (written: 家久) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Iemasa
Iemasa (written: 家政 or 家正) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Iemon
Iemon or Yemon (いえもん, イエモン?) is an ancient Japanese given name for men. The name originally came from the word Uemonfu (右衛門府?) which is the right guardhouse of the gates of Heian-kyō imperial palace during the Asuka period and Heian period.
Iesada
Iesada (written: 家定) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Iftikhar
Iftikhar is a masculine given name. People named Iftikhar include:
Ignác
Ignaz is a Hungarian masculine first name.
Ignacas
Ignacas is a Lithuanian male given name (derived from Ignaz). The abbreviation is Ignas.
Ignacio
Ignacio is a male Spanish name originating either from the Roman family name Egnatius, meaning unknown, of Etruscan origin, or from the Latin name "Ignatius" from the word "Ignis" meaning "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the third bishop of Antioch (who was thrown to wild beasts by emperor Trajan) and Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Variants include the archaic Iñacio, the Italian Ignazio and the diminutives, Nacho, Iggy, and Iggie.
Ignas
Ignas is a Lithuanian masculine given name.
Ignatas
Ignatas is a Lithuanian given name, derived from Ignaz.
Ignatius
Ignatz
Ignaz
Ignazio
Ignotas
Ignotas is a Lithuanian given name and family name, derived from Ignaz. The abbreviation is Ignas.
Igor
Igor (Russian: Игорь [ˈiɡərʲ]; Ukrainian: Ігор (Ihor); Belarusian: Ігар (Ihar) [ˈiɣar]) is a given name derived from the Norse name Ingvar, that was brought to ancient Rus' by the Norse Varangians, in the form Ingvar or Yngvar. Igor (son of the Varangian chief Rurik) was left as a child with Rurik's distant relative (supposedly) first Grand Prince of Kiev - Oleg and later, after the death of Oleg replaced him on Kiev's throne.
Igoris
Igoris is a Lithuanian given name, derived from the Russian given name Igor.
Ihab
Ihar
Ihar (white soot.: Ігар) is a relatively common Belarusian male given name. Under other Russian form of the name is Igor.
Ihor
Ihor (Ukrainian Ігор) is the Ukrainian form of the male given name derived from the Scandinavian name Ingvar Igor in turn. Ihar is the Belarusian form of the name.
Ihsan
Ihsan (also transliterated as Ehsan, Arabic: إحسان‎‎) is an Arabic masculine given name, it may refer to:
İhsan
Ihsan is a Turkish male and female name of Arabic origin meaning "Blessing", "Gift".
Iker
Iker is a male name common in Spain Basque origin with the meaning "of the visit, the appearance". Visitación, which reminds of the Christian feast of the Virgin Mary visitation is the Spanish equivalent of the name (and a female name). Name day is 31 May.
Ikhtiyar al-Din
Ikhtiyar al-Din (Arabic: اختيار الدين ‎‎) may refer to: Ikhtiyar al-Din (Arabic: اختيار الدين ‎‎) may refer to:
Ikki
Ikki (輝) is a Japanese masculine given name pronounced "IY-KKiy". Ikki's origin, as well as its use, are in the Japanese language. The meaning of the name is one horseman.
Ikko
Ikramullah
Ikramullah (Arabic: اکرام الله ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name and surname, meaning glory of God. It may refer to
Ikrimah
Ikrimah (Arabic: عكرمة‎‎) is an Arabic name. Ikrimah (Arabic: عكرمة‎‎) is an Arabic name.
Ikuo
Ikuo (written: 郁夫, 育夫, 征夫 or 幾雄) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ikurō
Ikurō, Ikuro or Ikurou (written: 郁郎 or 幾郎) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Il-sung
Il-sung, also spelled Il-seong, is a Korean male given name. It was the fifth-most popular name for baby boys in 1940, according to South Korean government data. One common pair of hanja used to write the name (一成) may also be read as a Japanese male given name Kazunari.
Ilario
Ilario is an Italian male given name.
Ilarion
Ilarion (Bulgarian: Иларион, Serbian: Иларион, Russian: Иларион, Ukrainian: Іларіон) is a variant of the Greek given name Hilarion, found in Slavic and Romanian languages.
Ildar
Ildar (Russian Ильдар) is an East Slavic male given name.


ILG
Ilgonis
Ilgonis is a Latvian male given name. The name day of persons named Ilgonis is September 27.
Ilhami
Ilhami is a Turkish given name for males. People named Ilhami include:
Ilhan
İlhan is a Turkish male given name and may refer to:
İlhan
Ilhan is a Turkish male first name and represents the Turkish form of State or Ilkhan. The name is found outside Turkey in the case of Ilhan, as well as a family name.
Ilídio
Ilídio is a Portuguese language masculine given name, and may refer to:
Ilie
Ilie is a Romanian male given name and family name as a Romanian form of Elias.
Ilija
Ilija (Cyrillic script: Илија) is a South Slavic male given name, cognate of Ilya/Elijah.
Ilir
Ilir is an Albanian masculine given name. People bearing the name include:
Ilja
Ilya (alternative spellings: Ilia, Iljia, Lauren, Jenny, Ilya) is a masculine given name. Ilya (Russian Илья, Serbian: Илија, Bulgarian: Илия) the German spelling of the Slavic form of the old testament name Elijah - is אליהו. Ilya is a theophorer name that contains the name of a God, namely אלי - "My God" אלי - meaning "Jehovah". The female form is as follows:
İlkan
İlkan is a Turkish male first name and family name.
Ilkay
İlkay is a Turkish female and male given name. Translated, it means the "new moon" or "the new moon".
Ilker
İlker is a Turkish given name for males. People named İlker include:
İlker
Ilker is a Turkish male first name and family name.
Ilkka
Ilkka is a masculine Finnish given name. Notable people with the name include:
Illés
Illes is a Hungarian name.
Ilmar
Ilmar is an Estonian masculine given name. In Finnish the name Ilmari, in Latvian of Ilmārs occurs.
Ilmari
Ilmari is a Finnish male given name. It is a short form of Ilmarinen, a mythological smith in the Kalevala. Ilmari can refer to:
Ilmārs
Ilmārs is a Latvian masculine given name and may refer to:
İlter
İlter is a Turkish given name and surname, that may be derived from 7th-century Turkic leader Ilterish Qaghan. The name may refer to:
Ilyas
Ilyas (Arabic: الياس‎‎) is a form of the masculine given name Elias or Elijah, and may refer to roman
İlyas
İlyas is a Turkish male given name. The name goes back to Elias, the Latinization of Greek Ἠλίας and Hebrew of אֵלִיָּהוּ Eliyahu, and comes from the Prophet Elijah in the old testament. It means "My God is YAHWEH".
Imad
Imad (also transliterated as Emad, Arabic: عماد‎‎, IPA: [ʕimaːd]) is an Arabic masculine given name and surname which means "support" or "pillar". Imad (also transliterated as Emad, Arabic: عماد‎‎, IPA: [ʕimaːd]) is an Arabic masculine given name and surname which means "support" or "pillar".
Imad al-Din
Imad ad-Din, (Arabic: عماد الدين ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name meaning "pillar of the faith", composed from the elements Imad, meaning pillar, and al-Din, of the faith.[1][2] IIt is also transliterated as Imad al-Din, Imadaddin, Imaduddin, Emadeddin, etc. It may refer to Imad ad-Din, (Arabic: عماد الدين ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name meaning "pillar of the faith", composed from the elements Imad, meaning pillar, and al-Din, of the faith.[1][2] IIt is also transliterated as Imad al-Din, Imadaddin, Imaduddin, Emadeddin, etc. It may refer to
Imanol
Imantas
IMANTAS is a Lithuanian given name.
Imants
Imanuel
Immanuel
Immo
Imre
Imre is a Hungarian masculine first name, which is also in Estonian use. The origin of the name is not clear. Some argue that it derived from the Gothic Amalareiks, or from the High German Emmerich which its Latinized version is Emericus. While others claim that it derived from the Turkish emir (leader) or Emre, a traditional Turkic given name.
Imtiaz
Imtiaz or Imtiyaz (امتياز) is a given name of Arabic origin, which means "distinct" or "unique". Imtiaz or Imtiyaz (امتياز) is a given name of Arabic origin, which means "distinct" or "unique".
In-sik
In-sik, also spelled In-shik, is a Korean masculine 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 16 hanja with the reading "sik" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.
Ina
Iñaki
Inam-ul-Haq
Inam-ul-Haq (Arabic: إنعام الحـــق ‎‎), meaning Gift of the Truth, is a masculine Islamic given name.[1][2] Alternative (particularly Bengali) transliterations are Enamul Haque, Enamul Haq, or Anamul Haque. Inam-ul-Haq (Arabic: إنعام الحـــق ‎‎), meaning Gift of the Truth, is a masculine Islamic given name.[1][2] Alternative (particularly Bengali) transliterations are Enamul Haque, Enamul Haq, or Anamul Haque.
Inanc
İnanc is a Turkish male and female first name and family name with the meaning of "Confidence, faith".
Inayat
Inayat (Urdu: عنایت ‎) is a male first name in Middle East and South Asia.
Inayatullah
Inayatullah, also spelled Enayat Ollah etc. (Arabic: عنایت اللہ ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name and surname composed of the elements Inayat, meaning care and Allah, meaning of God. Inayatullah, also spelled Enayat Ollah etc. (Arabic: عنایت اللہ ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name and surname composed of the elements Inayat, meaning care and Allah, meaning of God.
Indra
Indranil
Indranil may refer to
Indriði
Indriði is an Icelandic male given name.
Indulis
Ingemar
Ingmar is a Swedish male given name. As a female given name, it is atypical; the female form of the name is Ingmari. Inge is a diminutive of Ingmar. The bipartite name has its origins in Norse mythology. The first name element "Ing" originates from the Germanic root deity Ingwio. The second part of "mar" can be traced to "mari", which means as much as "famous, known". The name and its variants are in use in the Scandinavian and German language. Comes from a different derivation of the name part "Mar" that "maren" so much as tell, talk means - see in the word Mar, fairy tale.
Ingenoc
Ingi
INGI is an Icelandic, old Danish, Faroese and Nordic male given name. In Swedish, it is a female given name.
Ingmar
Ingmar is a Swedish male given name. As a female given name, it is atypical; the female form of the name is Ingmari. Inge is a diminutive of Ingmar. The bipartite name has its origins in Norse mythology. The first name element "Ing" originates from the Germanic root deity Ingwio. The second part of "mar" can be traced to "mari", which means as much as "famous, known". The name and its variants are in use in the Scandinavian and German language. Comes from a different derivation of the name part "Mar" that "maren" so much as tell, talk means - see in the word Mar, fairy tale.
Ingo
Ingold
Ingold is a German name. It is composed of Ingwio (the Chief God of the Ingaevonen) and waltan (exercise, reign) together. Ingold is namesake for Ingolstadt, which etymologically is interpreted as a city or place of Ingold.
Ingolf
Ingolf is a masculine given name. The bipartite name (Ing(w)+(w)olf) has its origins in Norse mythology. The beginning of ING' 'Wolf of the Ingwio' goes back to the ingwäonische Germanic deity Ingwio, so. The name and its variants are in use in the German and Scandinavian language.


Ingólfur
Ingólfur is an Icelandic male given name.
Ingomar
Ingomar is a masculine given name.
Ingram
Ingram is an old German male given name and a family name: originally it referred to a Germanic deity.
Ingus
Ingus is a Latvian masculine given name and may refer to:
Ingvar
Ingvar is a Scandinavian male given name. The name Ingvar has its roots in the Nordic. The first part of ING is derived from the old Icelandic Word Yngvi, the name of a God. The second part of var (old high German: wara) is synonymous with "Protection" or "Grace". Hence, Ingvar means approximately "protected by Yngvi". (see Freyr)
Inigo
Inigo derives from the Castilian rendering (Íñigo) of the medieval Basque name Eneko. Ultimately, the name means "my little (love)". While mostly seen among the Iberian diaspora, it also gained a limited popularity in Wales.
Íñigo
Íñigo is a Spanish given name. An also of Spanish younger minor of name is Iñigo.
Innocent
Innozenz
Ioannis
Ioannis or Ioannes (Greek: Ιωάννης), shortened to Giannis or Yannis (Γιάννης) is a Greek given name, cognate with Johannes and John. Notable people with the name include:
Ion
Ion is a masculine given name.
Ion
Ionel
Ionuț
Ionuţ is a masculine given name and a Romanian variant of the name Ioan.
Ipolitas
Ipolitas is a Lithuanian given name, derived from Hippolytus.
Ippei
Ippei (written: 一平) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Iqbal
Iqbal (Urdu: اقبال ‎) or Eqbal (Persian: اقبال‎‎) is the Persian word for "luck". It is a common Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and South Asian name.
Ira
Irakli
Irakli (Georgian, ირაკლი; Russian Ираклий) is a male given name. It's the Georgian form of the Greek name Heracles.
Irenäus
Irenäus is a masculine given name and a family name (from the Greek, ειρηνη, eirēnē "peace").
Ireneusz
Irenäus is a masculine given name and a family name (from the Greek, ειρηνη, eirēnē "peace").
Irmantas
Rod is a Lithuanian given name.
İrşadi
İrşadi is a Turkish given name for males. People named İrşadi include:
Irvine
Irving
Irving is originally a Scottish surname, a variant of the name Irvine, which is derived from the eponymous River Irvine in Dumfriesshire. It may also refer to:
İsa
ISA, the Turkish form of "Jesus", is a Turkish male given name of Hebrew origin.
Isa
Isaac
Isaac (Hebrew: יִצְחָק yiṣḥāq, "God has laughed/joked" or "God (someone) has brought to laugh") is a male given name, which is commonly used as a surname. The name tradition goes back to the biblical Patriarch Isaac, whose Hebrew name יצחק (Yitzhak) was transcribed on the Greek and Latin to Isaac. Except biblical name is not used. The name contains the Hebrew word root "laugh" and literally means "he laughs". As a subject, El "God" is probably to supplement. Therefore it is probably as much as "God smiled" a set name, or "God smiles (to the child)" means.
Isaac
Isaac is a masculine given name.
Isaak
Isaac (Hebrew: יִצְחָק yiṣḥāq, "God has laughed/joked" or "God (someone) has brought to laugh") is a male given name, which is commonly used as a surname. The name tradition goes back to the biblical Patriarch Isaac, whose Hebrew name יצחק (Yitzhak) was transcribed on the Greek and Latin to Isaac. Except biblical name is not used. The name contains the Hebrew word root "laugh" and literally means "he laughs". As a subject, El "God" is probably to supplement. Therefore it is probably as much as "God smiled" a set name, or "God smiles (to the child)" means.
Isabell
Isami
Isami (written: 勇) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Isamu
Isamu (いさむ, イサム?) is a masculine Japanese given name.
Isao
Isao (いさお, イサオ?) is a masculine Japanese given name which was popular during the Shōwa period.
Iscan
IŞCAN is a Turkish male first name of Turkish and Persian origin, as well as a family name.
İşcan
IŞCAN is a Turkish male first name of Turkish and Persian origin, as well as a family name.
Ishak
Ishak or Ishaq (/ˈɪs.hɑːk/ ISS-hahk; Arabic: اسحاق‎‎ / ALA-LC: Isḥāq) is a surname and masculine given name, the Arabic form of Isaac.
Ishana
Ishana (sanskr. Īśāna) - name of aspect of Shiva.
Ishaq
Ishtiaq
Ishtiaq, Arabic: شتیاق‎‎ meaning "longing" or "craving", is a personal name mostly used as name used for a male child in the Muslim and Arab world. It's also spelled as Ishtyaq, Ishtiaqe and Ishtiaque. Ishtiaq, Arabic: شتیاق‎‎ meaning "longing" or "craving", is a personal name mostly used as name used for a male child in the Muslim and Arab world. It's also spelled as Ishtyaq, Ishtiaqe and Ishtiaque.
Isidor
The name Isidore is etymologically from Hellenistic Greek, with ISIS, 'Goddess', and doron 'Gift', so ' gift from God, God-given ', and is a name of religious provenance, such as the equivalent name of Theodor and Dorothea, Matthias/Matthew, Jonathan, Nathan(IEL), Donata, Bogdan (also Baghdad) and thus a typical Theophor,.
Isidor
Isidore
Isik
Işık is a Turkish male and female first name and family name meaning "Light".
Iskandar
Iskandar or Eskandar is the (Eastern) variant of the given name Alexander after Alexander the Great, as preserved by various cultures such as Persia (now Iran) and others of the Middle East and Central Asia through works such as the Quran and Iskandarnamah. The Arabic version may also add the definite-article prefix al- , giving al-Iskandar. Popularly, people know him as al-Eskandar[where?], that literally adds "the great" to his name[citation needed]. (Note: See linked topics for references)
İskender
İskender is the Turkish form of the name Alexander, after Alexander the Great, and may refer to:
Ismail
Ismail (Arabic: إسماعيل‎‎, ʼIsmāʻīl) is an Arabic given name. It corresponds to the English name Ishmael.
İsmail
İsmail is a Turkish male given name.
Ismar
Ismat ad-Din
(Arabic: عصمة الدين ‎‎) Ismat ad-Din may refer to: (Arabic: عصمة الدين ‎‎) Ismat ad-Din may refer to:


Ismatullah
Ismatullah, Esmatullah and Asmatullah (Arabic: عصمت الله ‎‎) are all spelling variants of the same Muslim male given name, formed from the elements Ismat and Allah. it may refer to Ismatullah, Esmatullah and Asmatullah (Arabic: عصمت الله ‎‎) are all spelling variants of the same Muslim male given name, formed from the elements Ismat and Allah. it may refer to
Ismet
Ismet (Turkish: İsmet) is a Turkish form of the Arabic name Ismat. Along with Turkish, the name is also seen in Albanian, Bosnian, and Macedonian. The name means "honesty" or "purity" and in classical Arabic "infallibility", "immaculate", "impeccability", "faultlessness".
Ismo
Ismo is a Finnish male given name.
Israel
Issa
Issam
Issam is a masculine given name.
İstemi
İstemi is a common masculine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "İstemi" means "Conquerror of the Sky".
İstemihan
İstemihan is a common masculine Turkish given name. It is composed of two Turkish words: "İstemi" and "Han". "İstemi" means "Conquerror of the Sky" and it is a given name on its own whereas "Han" means "Ruler" or "King". Thus, "İstemihan" means "Conquerror of the Sky" or "Ruler of the Sky".
Istvan
István is a Hungarian masculine first name. It is a variant of Stephan and Stephanos.
István
István (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈiʃtvaːn] ISHT-van) is a Hungarian language equivalent of the name Stephen or Stefan.
Itamar
Itaru
Itaru (written: 格, 到, 至 or いたる in hiragana) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Iulian
Iurie
Iurie is a Romanian male given name common in Moldova.
Ivan
Ivan is a Christian male given name that is primarily associated with Slavic languages. It is the most common Slavic variant of the name "John".
Iván
Ivans
Ivar
Ivar (Old Norse Ívarr) is a Scandinavian masculine given name. A other variant of the name is Iver, who is more widespread in Norway. The Old Norse name has several possible etymologies. In North Germanic phonology, several of the elements common to Germanic names became homophonous. The first element Ívarr may contain yr "yew" and -arr (from hari, "warrior"), but it may have become partly conflated with Ingvar, and possibly Joar (element jó "horse"). The second element -arr may alternatively also be from geir "spear" or it may be var "protector". The name was adopted into English as Ivor, into Gaelic as Iomhar, and into Latvian as Ivars.
Ivars
Ivars is a Latvian masculine given name, derived from Scandinavian Ivar. It also occurres as a surname in some cases.
Ive
Iven
Iven
Ivica
Ivica is a Slavic masculine given name, a diminutive form of Ivan. The direct English equivalent of the name is Johnny, while the equivalent of its augmentative Ivan is John. It is one of the most frequent male given names in Croatia, and is also present in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ivica is also a common character in Croatian jokes, like Perica.
Iviša
Iviša is a Croatian male first name.
Ivo
Iwajlo
Born (Bulgarian Ивайло) is a Bulgarian male given name.
Iwan
Iwao
Iwao (written: 巖, 巌, 岩夫, 岩尾, 岩生, 岩男 or 岩雄) is both a masculine Japanese given name and a Japanese surname. Notable people with the name include:
Izabella
Izaiaš
Izaiaš is the Czech and Slovak form of the Hebrew name Isaiah. The Name Day is celebrated on July 6.
Izei
Izz al-Din
Izz al-Din (Arabic: عز الدين‎‎) "Glory of the Religion", may refer to Izz al-Din (Arabic: عز الدين‎‎) "Glory of the Religion", may refer to
Izzat
Izzat is an Arabic name and may refer to: Izzat is an Arabic name and may refer to:
Izzatullah
Izzatullah, also spelled Ezzatullah or Ezatullah, is a male Muslim given name, formed from the elements Izzat and Allah. It may refer to Izzatullah, also spelled Ezzatullah or Ezatullah, is a male Muslim given name, formed from the elements Izzat and Allah. It may refer to
Izzet
İzzet is a Turkish given name for males and a surname. Outside of Turkey the name is sometimes written as Izzet. The name may refer to:
İzzet
Izzet is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin, meaning "Value" or "Size". Izzet occurs as a family name.





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