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.
  • Isham

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    Wishy-washy.Read More 

  • Ishmael

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    Ishmael is most familiar through "Call me Ishmael," the opening line spoken by the youthful narrator of Moby-Dick. Few American parents have followed that advice, though the Spanish and... Read More 

  • Isidore

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    Isabel and Isadora are back: could it now be time for a more widespread revival of Isidore? In 2014, both Isidore and Isadore were on the list of fastest-rising names in the US.

    A... Read More 

  • Isis

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    Isis has gone from magical, feminist name on the rise to the forbidden list because of the extremist terror group called ISIS, an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Unsurprisingly, Isis... Read More 

  • Isla

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    Isla is the name of a Scottish river, an island (spelled Islay), and the hot young red-haired actress Isla Fisher, wife of Sacha Baron Cohen. Isla is also among the fastest rising names in the US,... Read More 

  • Ismay

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    The rise of the the various Isabel names may give a boost to this variation, which has a sunny, springtime feel.

    Although this name has been around since the thirteenth century, its... Read More 

  • Isolde

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    Now that Tristan has been rediscovered, maybe it's time for his fabled lover in the Arthurian romances and Wagnerian opera, a beautiful Irish princess, to be brought back into the light as well. ... Read More 

  • Israel

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    Though it was used by the Puritans in the sixteenth century, the founding of the modern Jewish state in 1948 transformed Israel from a traditional favorite into an icon of Judaism,. Still, it was... Read More 

  • Ivan

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    One of the few Russian boys' names to become fully accepted into the American naming pool, though some might find it a bit heavy-booted, Ivan is now at a very respectable Number 132 on the... Read More 

  • Ivanka

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    Cute or clunky? You decide. In either case, it's very much associated with Ivanka Trump.Read More 

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