US Popularity:3876
Meaning:Fiery; Ardent
Here is a name that is sure to ignite baby’s imagination! Ignatius is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning “firey” or “ardent.” Full of passion and enthusiasm, this moniker is sure to fan baby’s inner flame. Derived from the Old Roman surname Egnatius and the Latin word i_gnis_, which means “fire,” this name has appeared throughout history and belonged to a few notable names. These include Greek theologist Saint Ignatius of Antioch, English composer Ignatius Sancho, Scottish author Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, and Cate Blanchett’s son Ignatius Martin Upton. In company such as this, little Iggy is sure to embrace their crackling potential.

Ignatius Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ignatius is currently #1336 on The Bump
Boy:Ignatius is currently #724 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ignatius is currently #3876 in U.S. births
Boy:Ignatius is currently #1813 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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