Popularity:3962
Origin:Latin
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.
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