Meaning: “ardent, burning”
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Iggie, Ignace, Ignacio, Ignacius, Ignatz,
Ignaz, Ignazio, Iggy.
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Iggy, your dinner is getting cold.
The name Ignatius has been in our family for generations.
Ignacio has a green thumb.
1. St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), Spanish founder of the Jesuits
a.k.a. Ignacio de Loyola
2. Ignatius Joseph Galantin (1910-2004), 27th Governor of New Hampshire
3. Ignatius Sancho (1729-80), English actor, writer and composer