Name: Ignatius

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ignatius

  • Meaning:
    Fiery
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ig NAY shus)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ignatius)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ignatius

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name Ignatius may derive from the Latin word "ignis," which means "fire." Alternatively, it may be of Etruscan origin.

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