Ignatius name meaning

Updated: March 15th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin and Etrusk
Usage: English, Dutch, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ignatius ig-na-tius
Meaning: Fiery One, Ardent, Burning and Red Hot
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What does Ignatius mean?

The prevalent and ever lasting boy name Ignatius means "Fiery One, Ardent, Burning or Red Hot". Its origin is in Latin and Etrusk is used particulary in Dutch, English, Danish, Greenlandic, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish.

Ignatius is form of Egnatius in Latin language.

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How do I pronounce Ignatius?

ig-na-tius is the most common way to pronounce four syllabled Ignatius. It can also be pronounced as ig-nay-shuss or ig-nah-tee-us.

Variants of Ignatius

Egnatius, Ignatia, Ignacia, Ignazia

Names that rhyme with Ignatius

How popular is the name Ignatius?

Ignatius is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1885 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1906, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 547 on boy names chart when 97 babies were named Ignatius.

Over 3461 babies in United States have been named Ignatius. The name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 1997 and peaked in 2004 when it ranked 1878th.

It had a short run of 6 years on Ireland boy names chart.

But Ignatius is a popular baby name in Nigeria where every 1 in 20000 have the name as well as in, Indonesia, Cameroon, South Africa and Kenya.

At least, 70000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Ignatius in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Ignatius

You are intelligent and independent. Live a life to remember. Otherwise, you will definitely regret the opportunities you missed when you get older. You are not selfish but you are not naive as well. Asking others to help you out is out of the question. With time, people who don't belong near you, walk away. Use your mind and position to do great things you will be remembered for. Your best character traits are individuality and independence.

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Sibling Names for Ignatius

If you're in search of the perfect name for your little bundle of joy, Ignatius is a unique and beautiful choice. To help you find the ideal sibling names to go with it, we've put together a list of options that complement Ignatius's strong and memorable sound. From classic to modern, there's something here for every taste.

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Famous people named Ignatius

  • Ignatius of Antioch, early Christian writer and bishop of Antioch
  • Ignatius Bonomi, English architect and surveyor
  • Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, military head of state of Ghana
  • Ignatius Moses I Daoud, was Patriarch Emeritus of Antioch for the Syrian Catholic Church
  • Ignatius Kilage, GCMG
  • Ignatius IV of Antioch, Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and All The East
  • Ignatius Leong, professional chess organizer
  • Ignatius Elias III, Patriarch of Antioch
  • Ignatius O'Connor,
  • Ignatius Spencer, Hon
  • Ignatius Cadette, former West Indian cricketer
  • Ignatius Gabriel I Tappouni, leading prelate of the Syriac Catholic Church
  • Ignatius Bryanchaninov, bishop and theologian of the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Ignatius of Laconi, Italian Roman Catholic professed religious
  • Ignatius Zhuwakiyi, Zimbabwean sculptor
  • Ignatius Mattingly, haskins
  • Ignatius Alphonso Few, attorney, farmer, and preacher
  • Ignatius Abded Aloho II, Patriarch of Antioch
  • Ignatius Nemet Aloho, was the Patriarch of Antioch
  • Ignatius Peter IV, Patriarch of Antioch
  • Ignatius Peter VIII Abdalahad, was patriarch of Antioch and all the East of the Syriac Catholic Church
  • Ignatius Mrak, second Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Marquette
  • Ignatius von SenestrĂ©y, was Bishop of Regensburg
  • Ignatius III David, Patriarch of Antioch
  • Ignatius D'Cunha, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Aurangabad
  • Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, 122nd reigning Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and
  • Ignatius of Moscow, redirects here
  • Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, Catholic Bishop of Shanghai, China
  • Ignatius Jacob III, 121st Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church
  • Ignatius Aphrem I Barsoum, 120th Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church
  • Ignatius Ghattas, bishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church
  • Ignatius C. Wang, He served as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco
  • Ignatius L. Donnelly, U.S. Congressman, populist writer
  • Ignatius Press, Catholic publishing house based
  • Ignatius Valentine Chirol, British journalist, prolific author
  • Ignatius Jones, Australian events director, journalist
  • Ignatius Sancho, British composer, actor, and writer
  • Ignatius O'Brien, 1st Baron Shandon, Irish lawyer and politician
  • Ignatius Olisemeka, career Nigerian diplomat
  • Ignatius Persico, Italian Cardinal prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Ignatius Boyle, politician from Western Australia
  • Ignatius J. Galantin, four-star United States Navy admiral

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