Ignacio name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Etrusk
Usage: Spanish, English and Italian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ignacio eeg-NAH-see-o
Meaning: Fire
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What does Ignacio mean?

Well-Liked and Venerable unisex name Ignacio has its origin in Etrusk and is used prevalently in Spanish, English and Italian languages, Ignacio means "Fire". Ignacio is version of virtuous and predominant Ignatius.

Ignatius is equivalent of Egnatius in Latin language. Ignatius's meaning is Ardent and Red Hot came from Latin and Etrusk.

How do I pronounce Ignacio?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Ignacio is eeg-NAH-see-o. There should be emphasis on second NAH syllable while speaking. The other ways to say the name is ig-na-cio.

Variants of Ignacio

Ignatius, Egnatius, Ignatia, Ignacia, Ignazia

Names that rhyme with Ignacio

How popular is the name Ignacio?

a popular name in Spain having over 14403 recievers in 16 years of usage. When at its peak in 2003, it ranked 39th when 1335 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 5 times A common name in United States having over 18215 recievers in 132 years of usage. At the peak of its usage in 1930, it ranked 501st when 313 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Ignacio is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1821 (1998) in its 13 years run on England and Wales naming chart. Also, it is among the top 600 boy names in France.

Over 245 people have been named Ignacio in France. However things change on global perspective, Ignacio is extremely popular in Mexico where every 1 in 600 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Argentina, Chile, Philippines, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Uruguay.

According to our evaluation, at least 650000 people have been bestowed Ignacio around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Ignacio in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Ignacio?

You attract wealth and successful people with your charisma. To you, if something works out, fine. If it doesn't, fine again. Realizing your goals is what lifts your spirit and boosts your self-confidence. You are not selfish but you are not naive as well. Having the letter I as a cornerstone reveals much about your great personality. You are that person who teaches others how to live life without much drama and walk their path with no one's help.

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  •  Kallita - Kallita's meaning is Lark or Modern Variant of Callie is mostly used in English and English is aimed at both sexes
  •  Lenena means Like a Lion is of English origin is used as a baby girl name. Lenena is derived from Lenina.
  •  Mahogney - Girl name Mahogney is rooted from English, meaning of Mahogney is "Resembling the Rich Dark Wood". Mahogney is a resultant of Mahogany.
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Sibling Names for Ignacio

Are you expecting a new addition to your family and considering the name Ignacio? Look no further, we have compiled a list of sibling names that perfectly complement this unique and classic name. From traditional to modern, these names will help you find the perfect match for your little one's future brother or sister.

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Famous people named Ignacio

  • Ignacio Comonfort, Mexican politician and soldier
  • Ignacio Bonillas, Mexican diplomat
  • Ignacio Álvarez Thomas, South American military commander and politician of the early 19th century
  • Ignacio Lasso, Ecuadorian poet born in Quito
  • Ignacio Chapela, microbial ecologist and mycologist at the University of California
  • Ignacio Andrade, military man and politician
  • Ignacio Velasco, cardinal and the Archbishop of Caracas
  • Ignacio F. Iquino, Spanish film director
  • Ignacio Pichardo Pagaza, Mexican politician
  • Ignacio Anaya,
  • Ignacio de Luzán Claramunt de Suelves y Gurrea, Spanish critic and poet
  • Ignacio Chávez Sánchez, prominent Mexican physician
  • Ignacio Burgoa, Mexican lawyer, professor and writer
  • Ignacio Maria de Álava y Sáenz de Navarrete, Spanish naval officer
  • Ignacio Martín-Baró, scholar, social psychologist
  • Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish author
  • Ignacio Visconti, Very Rev
  • Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean hero of the War of the Pacific
  • Ignacio Jose Urrutia, Cuban historian
  • Ignacio Gallego, Spanish communist politician
  • Ignacio Cervantes, Cuban pianist and composer
  • Ignacio Barraquer, Spanish ophthalmologist
  • Ignacio Bolívar, Spanish naturalist and entomologist
  • Ignacio de Iriarte, Spanish painter
  • Ignacio de Arbieto, Jesuit philosopher and historian of Peru
  • Ignacio Noé, artist in a wide range of graphic genres, working
  • Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Mexican radical liberal writer, journalist
  • Ignacio Peralta, Spanish settler in California
  • Ignacio Canto, Spanish épée fencer
  • Ignacio de la Carrera, Chilean aristocrat
  • Ignacio Provencio, American neuroscientist and the discoverer of melanopsin
  • Ignacio Alviso, early Spanish settler of what is today the U.S. state of California and grantee of Rancho Rincon de Los Esteros
  • Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, famous Spanish bullfighter
  • Ignacio Bernal, eminent Mexican anthropologist and archaeologist
  • Ignacio Vallarta, Mexican jurist and governor of the Mexican state of Jalisco
  • Ignacio Berroa, jazz drummer
  • Ignacio Loyola Vera, Mexican politician
  • Ignacio Merino, Peruvian painter
  • Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo, Colombian painter, drawer, and muralist
  • Ignacio de Loyola Brandão, Brazilian writer
  • Ignacio Solares, bestseller in Mexico and Spain
  • Ignacio Ponseti, Spanish physician, specializing in orthopedics
  • Ignacio Ellacuría, Jesuit priest, philosopher, and theologian
  • Ignacio Matte Blanco, Chilean psychiatrist and psychoanalyst
  • Ignacio Zuloaga, Spanish painter, born in Eibar
  • Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general and politician
  • Ignacio Ramonet, Spanish academic
  • Ignacio de la Llave, general and the governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz
  • Ignacio López Rayón, general
  • Ignacio Agramonte, Cuban revolutionary
  • Ignacio Serricchio, Argentine American actor
  • Ignacio Garrido, Spanish professional golfer

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  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, https://www.ine.es/dyngs/INEbase/en/operacion.htm?c=Estadistica_C&cid=1254736177009&menu=resultados&idp=1254734710990#_tabs-1254736195498
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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