Baby Girl Names Start With I

Name Origin meaning Popularname
IBLISArthurian wife of Lanzelet. -----
IBTIHAJArabic exultation. -----
IBTISAMArabic friskiness slightly smiling. -----
IDONEAAnglo Saxon she who works incessantly. -----
IDOWUAfrican increase born after twins. -----
IFEAfrican love. -----
IFUNANYAAfrican love inspires love. -----
IGERNEArthurian the virgin. -----
IGRAINEArthurian the virgin. -----
IHABArabic gift. -----
IHSANArabic a kind act benefaction. -----
IKRAAMArabic respect. -----
IKRAMArabic respect. -----
IMANArabic faith. -----
IRMAAlbanian public. -----
ISABELLAArthurian oath of Baal or unmarried.-----
ISEULTArthurian ice fighter. -----
ISHILDArthurian ice fighter. -----
ISHTARAssyrian female doves. -----
ISMATArabic innocence. -----
ISOLDEArthurian ice fighter. -----
ISRAArabic night journey. -----
ITIDALArabic temperance. -----
ITIMADArabic trust. -----
ISHTARBabylonianfemale doves.-----
ISTARBabylonianstar.-----
IIGABasquefiery.-----
IVABulgarianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IVANABulgarian Jehovah s gift or grace .-----
IVANKABulgarianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IVETBulgarianyew or archer.-----
IZABELABulgarian Jehovah s gift or grace .-----
INNOGENCelticlast born.-----
INAChamoru/Chamorroto light up to illuminate.-----
ININAChamoru/Chamorroglimmer.-----
ISAChamoru/Chamorrorainbow.-----
IVANACroatianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IRENACzechmessenger of peace.-----
IVACzechJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IVANACzechJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IZABELACzechJehovah s gift or grace .-----
IMONACzechhearing obedient.-----
INGEBJRGDanishIng s protection.-----
INGREDDanishIng s beauty.-----
IOUSAASEgyptianthe Great One who comes.-----
IRBASTUTANIFUEgyptianthe name of the wife and a daughter of King Amenrut.-----
IS ARTAISEgyptiana common Middle Empire name.-----
ISE KHEB AUEgyptianthe mother of the chancellor Psametik.-----
ISERETEgyptianthe sister of Astaretenheb.-----
ISETAARIEgyptianthe wife of Petiharpekhruti.-----
ISEUERIEgyptianthe mother of Anasch.-----
ISI EM CHEBEgyptianmother of the lady Ka ka.-----
ISI EM CHEVEgyptiana princess of the royal line of Seti I.-----
ISI EM KHEBEgyptiana priestess of Amen Ra.-----
ISI OEREgyptiana priestess of Amen Ra.-----
ISISEgyptianancient.-----
ISI TA NEFEREgyptiana choristress of Amen Ra.-----
IDAEnglish1 Norman name derived from Germanic id meaning work.-----
IDELLEEnglishFrench pet form of Norman Germanic Ida meaning work.-----
IDONYEnglishAnglicized form of Latin Idonea meaning again to love.-----
IESHAEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Arabic Aisha meaning alive.-----
ILEANEnglishVariant spelling of English Eileen meaning beauty, radiance.-----
ILEENEnglishVariant spelling of English Eileen meaning beauty, radiance.-----
ILENEEnglishVariant spelling of English Eileen meaning beauty, radiance.-----
IMOGENEnglishFrom a misspelling of the English Shakespearean name Innogen meaning girl, maiden.-----
IMOGENEEnglishVariant spelling of English Imogen meaning girl, maiden.-----
INAEnglishEnglishand Scottish short form of longer names ending with NAME such as Christina and Dolina.Compare with another form of Ina.-----
INDIAEnglishEnglish name derived from the country name meaning land of the Indus river .-----
INDIANAEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the American state name meaning land of the Indians.-----
INDIGOEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from vocabulary word indigo from Greek indikon meaning blue dye from India.-----
INDYEnglishPet form of English unisex Indiana meaning land of the Indians.-----
INNESEnglishAnglicized unisex form of Scottish Gaelic Aonghas meaning excellent valor.-----
INNOGENEnglishOriginal Celtic form of the misspelled English Shakespeare character name Imogen derived from the Gaelic element inghean meaning girl, maiden.-----
IRELANDEnglishEnglish name derived from the country name composed of the Irish goddess name riu and Old Saxon land land, hence land of riu or land of peace.-----
IRENEEnglishLatin form of Greek Eirene meaning peace. In mythology this is the name of a goddess of peace.-----
IRISEnglish Greek name meaning rainbow. In mythology this is the name of a rainbow goddess. In use by the English as a feminine name and by the Jews as a unisex name.-----
IRMAEnglishShort form of longer German names beginning with Irm meaning entire, whole.-----
IRMALINDAEnglishGerman name composed of the elements irmen entire, whole and lint soft, tender, hence entirely gentle.-----
IRMGARDEnglishGerman name composed of the elements irmen entire, whole and gard enclosure, hence entirely protected.-----
ISABELEnglishOriginally a Spanish form of Latin Isabella meaning God is my oath. It later became an English royal name and its popularity was enhanced by the fact that it was borne by Queen Isabella 1296 1358 despite the fact that she was a murderess.-----
ISABELLEEnglishFrench form of Latin Isabella meaning God is my oath.In Arthurian legend Isabelle of Cornwall is the name of the mother of Tristan.-----
ISADORAEnglishVariant spelling of Latin Isidora meaning gift of Isis.-----
ISCAHEnglish1 Anglicized form of Hebrew Yickah meaning one who beholds or one who looks out. In the bible this is the name of the sister of Lot.-----
ISIDORAEnglish Greek Russian 1. Feminine form of Greek Isidoros meaning gift of Isis.-----
ISLEENEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Aisling meaning dream vision.-----
ISOLDEEnglishEnglish form of French Iseult derived from Germanic Ishild meaning ice battle. In Arthurian legend this is the name of the tragic princess who was the mistress of Tristram.-----
ISSYEnglishVariant spelling of English Izzy meaning God is my oath.-----
IVAVariantEnglishspelling of English Ivah meaning overthrow, overturn. Compare with other forms of Iva.-----
IVAHEnglishEnglish name derived from the biblical name of a region of Assyria derived from Hebrew avvah meaning overthrow, overturn.-----
IVORYEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word for a material that comes from the tusks of elephants and is used in making jewelry.-----
IVVAHEnglishVariant spelling of English Ivah meaning overthrow, overturn.-----
IVYEnglishEnglish name derived from the plant name ivy.-----
IZZIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Izzy meaning God is my oath.-----
IZZYEnglishPet form of English Elizabeth meaning God is my oath. Compare with masculine Izzy.-----
IIDAFinnishFinnish form of Norman Germanic Ida meaning work.-----
IINESFinnishFinnish form of Greek Hagne meaning chaste holy.-----
ILMATARFinnishFinnish unisex name derived from the word ilma meaning air. In mythology this is the name of an androgynous virgin deity of the air.-----
ILTAFinnishFinnish name meaning night.-----
IMPIFinnishFinnish name meaning virgin.-----
INKAFinnishFinnish short form of longer names containing the element ink ing meaning foremost one.-----
INKERIFinnishFinnish form of Icelandic Ingifriour meaning Ing beautiful.-----
IRJAFinnishFeminine form of Finnish Yrjo meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
INNISMisc. GaelicScottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis meaning island.-----
ISIBEALMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella meaning God is my oath.-----
ILMAGermanPet form of German Wilhelmina meaning will helmet.-----
ILSAGermanVariant spelling of German Ilse meaning God is my oath.-----
ILSEGermanPet form of German Elisabeth meaning God is my oath.-----
IMAVariantGermanspelling of German Imma meaning entire, whole. Compare with another form of Ima.-----
IMKEGermanPet form of Low German Imma meaning entire, whole.-----
IMMALowGermanGerman form of German Irma meaning entire, whole. Compare with another form of Imma.-----
IRMAGermanShort form of longer German names beginning with Irm meaning entire, whole.-----
IRMALINDAGermanOld German name composed of the elements irmen entire, whole and lint soft, tender, hence entirely gentle.-----
IRMGARDGermanGerman name composed of the elements irmen entire, whole and gard enclosure, hence entirely protected.-----
ISHILDGermanOld German name composed of the elements is ice and hild battle, strife, hence ice battle. This is the name from which the English Arthurian legend name Isolde French Iseult was derived.-----
ISOLDGermanA derivative of Germanic Ishild meaning ice battle.-----
IVONETTEGermanPet form of German Ivonne meaning yew tree.-----
IVONNEGermanGerman form of French Yvette meaning yew tree.-----
IONGreek Greek name meaning beach strand. In mythology this is the name of one of the Nereids.-----
IANTHEGreek Greek name meaning violet flower. In mythology this is the name of an ocean nymph.-----
IEZABELGreek Greek form of Hebrew Iyzebel Ba al exalts unchaste or without cohabitation but meaning chaste, intact. In the bible this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.-----
ILITHYIAGreekVariant spelling of Greek Eileithyia meaning relieve. In mythology this is the name of a goddess of childbirth. Her Latin name is Lucina.-----
IGreek Greek name meaning the moon. In mythology this is the name of a priestess of Hera who was loved by Zeus. It is also the name of a moon of Jupiter.-----
IOANNAGreek Feminine form of Greek Ioannes meaning God is gracious. In the bible this is the name of a follower of Jesus.-----
IOKASTEGreek Greek name possibly meaning violet tinted clouds .In mythology this is the name of the mother and wife of Oidipous. Jocasta is the Latin form.-----
IOLANTHEGreek Greek name apparently coined by Gilbert and Sullivan for their play of the same name first produced in London on November 25 1882 composed of the Greek elements iole violet and anthos flower, hence violet flower.-----
IOLEGreek Greek name derived from the word iole meaning violet. In mythology this is the name of a woman loved by Herakles.-----
IOULIAGreek Feminine form of Greek Ioulios meaning descended from Jupiter Jove . In the bible this is the name of a Christian woman mentioned in Romans 16 15-----
IPHIGENEIAGreek Greek name composed of the elements iphios strong and genes born, hence strong born. In mythology this is the name of the daughter of King Agamemnon.-----
IRISGreek Greek name meaning rainbow. In mythology this is the name of a rainbow goddess. In use by the English as a feminine name and by the Jews as a unisex name.-----
ISIDORAGreek Feminine form of Greek Isidoros meaning gift of Isis. Compare with another form of Isidora.-----
ISISGreek Greek form of Coptic Esi meaning female of the throne, which is usually translated Queen of the throne.This name is a corruption of her TRUE name which is unknown because Egyptian hieroglyphs left out most of the vowels.-----
ISMNGreek Greek name derived from the word isme meaning knowledge. In mythology this is the name of the daughter of Oidipous.-----
IVAVariantGreekspelling of Greek Eva meaning life. Compare with other forms of Iva.-----
IEKIKAHawaiianHawaiian form of English Jessica meaning one who beholds or one who looks out.-----
IOLANAHawaiianHawaiian name meaning to soar.-----
IPOHawaiianHawaiian name meaning darling, lover, sweetheart.-----
ILANAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Ilan meaning tree.-----
ILANITHebrew Variant form of Hebrew Ilana meaning tree.-----
ILYAHebrew Hebrew name meaning dirge, elegy.-----
IMAVariantHebrewspelling of Hebrew Imma meaning mother. Compare with another form of Ima.-----
IMMAHebrew Hebrew name meaning mother. Compare with another form of Imma.-----
INBALHebrew Hebrew name meaning tongue of a bell.-----
IRITHebrew Hebrew name meaning animal fodder.-----
IYZEBELHebrew Hebrew name meaning Ba al exalts, unchaste, or without cohabitation. In the bible this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.-----
IZEVELHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Iyzebel meaning Ba al exalts, unchaste, or without cohabitation. In the bible this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.-----
IBOLYAHungarianHungarian equivalent of Latin Viola meaning violet color or violet flower.-----
ILDIHungarianPet form of Hungarian Ildiko meaning battle.-----
ILDIKOHungarianHungarian form of German Hilda meaning battle.-----
ILDOHungarianPet form of Hungarian Ildiko meaning battle.-----
ILIHungarianPet form of Hungarian Ilona probably meaning torch.-----
ILKAPetHungarianform of Hungarian Ilona probably meaning torch. Compare with another form of Ilka.-----
ILONAHungarianHungarian form of Greek Helene probably meaning torch.-----
ILONKAHungarianPet form of Hungarian Ilona probably meaning torch.-----
IRENHungarianHungarian form of Greek Eirene meaning peace.-----
IRMUSKAHungarianHungarian pet form of German Irma meaning entire, whole.-----
IZABELLAHungarianHungarian and Polish form of Latin Isabella meaning God is my oath.-----
IDAIcelandicIcelandic name derived from the Old Norse word io meaning industrious.-----
IDAIcelandicVariant spelling form of Icelandic Ioa meaning industrious.-----
IDUNNIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Iounnr meaning again to love.-----
INGAIcelandicIcelandic and Scandinavian short form of longer names containing ing meaning foremost one.-----
INGEBORGIcelandicIcelandic and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingibjorg meaning Ing s protection.-----
INGIFRIDURIcelandicIcelandic name composed of the name of the fertility god Ing and the word frior beauty, hence Ing beautiful.-----
INGVELDURIcelandicVariant spelling of Icelandic Yngveldur meaning Ing s warrior.-----
IHSANPersian/Avestan/Iranian Variant spelling of Persian unisex Ehsan meaning compassion.-----
IDEIrishIrish name derived from the word itu meaning thirst.-----
ISIBEALIrishIrish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella meaning God is my oath.-----
ITAVariantIrishspelling of Irish de meaning industrious. Compare with another form of Ita.-----
IUILEIrishIrish form of Roman Latin Julia meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----

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