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Boy Names Starting with I

Welcome to Starting-With, the ultimate source for word lists by letter. Today, we are talking about boy names starting with the letter I. From classic to modern, unique to popular, we've got them all listed here. So, if you are expecting a baby boy and looking for the perfect name, this is the right place to be.

Classic Names

  • Isaac – meaning “laughter”, this Hebrew name has been in use since biblical times.
  • Ivan – a Slavic name meaning “God is gracious”.
  • Ignatius – a Latin name meaning “fiery one”.
  • Isaiah – a biblical name meaning “salvation of the Lord”.
  • Inigo – a Basque name meaning “fiery”.

Modern Names

  • Iker – a Basque name meaning “visitation”.
  • Inan – a Turkish name meaning “firm, strong”.
  • Idris – a Welsh name meaning “ardent lord”.
  • Isai – meaning “God is my salvation”, this Hebrew name is a unique twist on the more popular Isaiah.
  • Ilhan – a Turkish name derived from the word “ilahi” which means “divine”.

Unique Names

  • Icarus – a Greek name from mythology, meaning “follower”.
  • Indio – a Spanish name meaning “Indian” or “from India”.
  • Infant – a Latin name meaning “young child”.
  • Indigo – a color name that is also used as a unique baby name for boys and girls.
  • Iridian – a name of uncertain origin but has been used in recent years for boys, meaning “colorful”.

Pop Culture Names

  • Ichabod – inspired by the protagonist of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
  • Indiana – inspired by the adventurous character played by Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones movies.
  • Issacar – from the popular young adult fiction series “The Mortal Instruments”.
  • Ianto – from the British sci-fi series “Torchwood”.
  • Johann – inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach, the famous composer.

With so many great options to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect name for your little guy. Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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