Cool Baby Names That Start With I

All vowel names are cool right now, but I-starting names may be the coolest baby names around. There are so many cool baby names that start with I that a parent in search of a name with that initial should have an easy time finding one to love.
  • Iolo

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    Rhythmic Welsh nickname-name, perilously close to yo-yo. Read More 

  • Ione

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    This unusual Greek flower and color name has gained considerable recent attention via actress Ione Skye, who is the daughter of sixties folksinger Donovan.

    Ione was one of the fifty sea... Read More 

  • Iphigeneia

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  • Ira

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    Ira is one of the shortest, non-biblical sounding Old Testament names, belonging to one of King David's thirty 'mighty warriors.' It was widely used in the US from the 1880s to the early 1930s (it... Read More 

  • Ireland

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    Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin put Ireland on the map when they chose it as a first for their daughter, saying that geographic names were a family tradition. And it seems they were a bit ahead of... Read More 

  • Irene

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    Serene Irene, the name of the Greek goddess of peace, was hugely popular in ancient Rome and again in the United States a hundred years ago.

    One of the most popular names of the Roman... Read More 

  • Irina

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    Irina is a Russian ballet-inflected classic, one of the Three Sisters in the Chekhov play. If you want to pronounce Irene with three syllables, you might want to clarify things with Irina.Read More 

  • Iris

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    Iris is one of the bouquet of turn-of-the-last-century flower names that is gradually beginning to regain its appeal: it is now at the highest point it has been since 1956.

    Part of this... Read More 

  • Irma

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    Wears orthopedic shoes and support hose. Read More 

  • Irvin

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    Irvin is an Old Man name that has an uncertain future. Losing the final g in Irving makes the name slightly less dated -- but just slightly. There's something about the 'erv' sound that makes... Read More 

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