I Names – Baby names starting with I

View the meaning and learn how pronounce Irish baby names starting with I. Each I name has spoken audio so you can listen as names that start with I are read and get the correct pronunciation and meaning.

Ide

Meaning of the Irish name Ide. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ide so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.

MEANING: Meaning “thirst” as in “thirst for goodness or knowledge.” St. Ide and St. Brigid are considered the most influential woman saints of early Irish Christianity. Associated with education, Ide founded a monastery in Killeedy in County Limerick where a holy well is dedicated to her. In an earlier legend she was the foster-mother of the infant Jesus.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Ide Ida

PRONUNCIATION: ee + da”

ENGLISH: Ita

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Iona

Meaning of the Irish name Iona. Listen and learn how to pronounce Iona so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.

MEANING: St. Colmcille founded his monastery on Iona, the island between Ireland and Scotland in 563 AD and thus the name is associated with “blessed.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Iona

PRONUNCIATION: i + o + na”

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Ita

Meaning of the name Ita. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ita so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name.

MEANING: Meaning “thirst” as in “thirst for goodness or knowledge.” St. Ide and St. Brigid are considered the most influential woman saints of early Irish Christianity. Associated with education, Ide founded a monastery in Killeedy in County Limerick where a holy well is dedicated to her. In an earlier legend she was the foster-mother of the infant Jesus.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Ita Ide Ida

PRONUNCIATION: ee + da”

ENGLISH: Ita

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Iollan

Meaning of the Irish name Iollan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Iollan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: “”one who worships a different god.”” Iollan was the son of the High King Fergus Mac Roth and a champion at the court of King Conchobhar Mac Nessa. When Deirdre and Naoisi eloped to Scotland Iollan went with his father to persuade them to return to Ireland, believing that Conchobhar really had forgiven them. When he returned with them and discovered that all Conchobhar really wanted was revenge he died defending them.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Iollan

PRONUNCIATION: “”ul + an””

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