Baby Boy Names Starting With I

Are you in need of a unique boy baby name starting with letter I? Look no further, as here’s a list of trendy names for you to choose from.

By Sherine Paul Solomon  • 7 min read

Baby Boy Names Starting With I

As parents welcome the newborn into the family, they face the challenging task of naming the child. But, choosing a modern and latest Indian name for the baby is not easy. Family members, friends and everyone around come up with their own suggestions, making the job tougher.

To help you out and make your job easier, we present a list of baby girl names that start with I, the ninth letter of the English alphabet. Browse through our list that includes unique Hindu, Christian and Muslim names, and choose the perfect name for your bundle of joy.

Etymology of the names: Etymology refers to the study of the origin and history of words. Most of the Indian names given here (except the pure Tamil names) have their roots in Sanskrit. Likewise, the Christian names have Biblical origin, and the Muslim names have Arabic or Persian origin.

Tamil baby boy names starting with I

Iraivan – God; supreme lord

Ichan – One who has a desire

Ilango – Chera dynasty prince who wrote the Tamil epic Silappadhikaram; a young ruler

Iniyan – Sweet person

Isaiarasu – King of music

Iniyavan – Pleasant-natured

Ilaiyaraja – A young king

Inbanathan – One who is happy

Ilakkiyan – One with literary skills

Ilamaaran – Young and beautiful

Ilanchezhiyan – A young emperor

Inmugan – One with a smiling face

Ilavarasan – A prince

Inban – One who is always happy

Imayavaramban – The conqueror of the Himalayas

Iraiyavan – Blessed by the supreme

Iraianbu – Divine love

Ilamuhil – A youthful cloud

Ilakkuvan – Lakshmana, brother of Lord Rama

Irumporai – A mighty king of the Chera dynasty; brave

Telugu baby boy names starting with I

Indushekhar – Like a moon

Ikruth – Trustworthy; strong

Kannada baby boy names starting with I

Iaan – Pride

Imay – One with an independent nature

Ipil – Star; luminous

Isat – Greatness; superiority

Iidil – A promise

Irappa – One who eliminates enemies

Malayalam baby boy names starting with I

Ilisa – King of the earth

Inkey – King of the universe

Ishwaan – Supereme ruler; Lord Shiva

Indrajith – One who has won Lord Indra; very brave

Hindi baby boy names starting with I

Indivar – Blue Lotus

Irya – Energetic; powerful; dynamic; vigorous

Ilesh – Lord of earth

Inesh – King of kings

Idant – Bright; shining; luminous

Ikjot – God's light

Ikansh – The whole universe

Ishpreet – One who is loved by God

Marathi baby boy names starting with I

Inu – Handsome; charming; lovely

Idhant – Bright; luminous

Iresh – Lord of earth

Indraneel – Precious gemstone; refers to sapphire and emerald

Ihit – Honour; prize

Bengali baby boy names starting with I

Iri – Lord Hanuman; son of wind

Isar – Lord Shiva; eminent

Ikshu – Sweet as sugarcane

Ipsit – Desired

Iyush – One with a long life

Christian (Biblical) baby boy names starting with I

Isaac – (The son of Abraham and Sarah and father of Jacob and Esau); to laugh; laughter

Isaiah – (First of the major Hebrew prophets, who lived in the 8th century BC); Salvation is of the Lord; Jehovah is helper

Ishmael – (The son of Abraham and Hagar, and the ancestor of 12 Arabian tribes); God will hear

Issachar – (The fifth son of Jacob); there is reward

Ibhar – (One of the sons of David); the chosen one

Immanuel – God is with us

Iaon – Yahweh is merciful, Gracious

English baby boy names starting with I

Idal – From the yew tree valley

Ives – Young archer; archer’s bow

Ivey – A climbing evergreen ornamental plant

Ivo – Yew wood specially used for archer's bows

Ivan – God is gracious

Muslim baby boy names starting with I

Ibad – Servant of Allah

Ijaz – Miracle; astonishment

Ibrahim – Arabic variation of Abraham which means father of multitudes; my father is exalted

Imam – Leader; chief

Ishat – Superior; happiness

Ihaan – Pioneer; leader; winner

Ismail – God will listen

Ifran – Identity

Ihab – Gift

Imran – Prosperity; happiness

Izin – God’s gift; permission

Ikhlas – Purity; sincerity

Ilham – Inspiration; revelation

Inayat – Care; concern; favour; bounty

Ibriz – Pure gold

Hindu God baby boy names starting with I

Ishant – Lord Shiva

Iyaan – Lord Shiva

Ishank – Lord Shiva

Ivyaan – Lord Shiva

Indubhav – Lord Shiva

Ishandev – Lord Shiva

Ish – Lord Vishnu

Iresh – Lord Vishnu

Indaresh – Lord Vishnu

Ilesha – Lord Krishna

Ibhan – Lord Ganesh

Icchit – Lord Ganesha

Ilamurugu – Lord Murugan

Iraj – Lord Hanuman

Modern baby boy names starting with I

Ihkas – Honour; respect

Ikshan – Sight

Ikesh – Unique

Ian – God’s gift; God is merciful

Trending baby boy names starting with I

Ishan – Supreme ruler of the universe; one who bestows riches

Ishit – One with a desire to rule

Irvine – Water; green; fresh

Izaan – Obedient; disciplined

Traditional baby boy names starting with I

Ishwaraprasad – Gift of God

Induprakash – Moonlight

Indrakumar – God of the sky

Indermohan – Charm of the lord

With such a huge collection of names starting with I, your task of choosing the right name for your baby becomes a lot easier. Go ahead and give your little one a name that he will feel proud of, as he grows up.

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About the author:

Written by Sherine Paul Solomon and published on 1 January 2020.

The author is a freelance journalist with twelve years of experience. She covers a variety of topics, with a penchant for sports and lifestyle stories.

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