From biblical options like Isaiah and Isaac to unusual options like Iggy and Idris, here’s a solid list of baby boy names that start with the letter I.
Modern Baby Boy Names Starting with I
First we'll start with the most popular baby boy names in 2021:
- Isaac — Isaac is a name that has been used for generations among individuals who were brave and who always took risks. This is showcased in that the name was used for the son of Abraham who was willing to be sacrificed according to Old Testament text. It is also used for men who have won Nobel Peace prices and men like Isaac Newton who discovered gravity.
- Isaiah — Isaiah is a popular name for celebrity babies as well as fictional characters. For example, Isaiah "Zay" Babineaux was a central character on Girl Meets World. Following the success of the movie Losing Isaiah, Isaiah re-entered the top 100 baby names for boys in 1996 and has remained there ever since.
- Ian — Ian became incredibly popular outside of Scotland during the 20th century. The name has ranked among the top 100 names for boys since the early 1980s.
- Ivan — Ivan is one of the few baby boy names with Slavic origins that has remained popular in the United States for over a century.
- Irving — Irving is a Scottish baby name, but it is very popular among Jewish families. Irving Berlin, for instance, a famous songwriter, used the name. His birth name was Israel Beilin.
Unique Baby Boy Names Starting With I
While it’s fun to see what lots of other people are naming their babies, many people prefer to find baby names that are more uncommon. To that end, below is the some of the more unusual & unique boy names that start with I:
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