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.
  • Ivar

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    Part of a small group of similar names with similar roots — Ivor, Iver, Ivo, Ives — which are all worth looking at. Used throughout Scandinavia, Ivar is currently a Top 100 name in... Read More 

  • Ives

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    Smooth and sleek one-syllable name, sometimes suggested for Sagittarius boys. Read More 

  • Ivo

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    Ivo is an unusual, catchy name with the energetic impact of all names ending in 'o'. Hardly heard in the U.S., it is used a bit more frequently in England, as is the related Ivor, a... Read More 

  • Ivor

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    Ivor, a favorite choice for upscale characters in Brit Lit novels by authors like P.G. Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh, is an interesting and unusual name just waiting to be discovered by parents in... Read More 

  • Ivory

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    Ivory was last popular a hundred years ago -- oddly, more for boys (à la Keenen Ivory Wayans) than girls. In 2013, it finally began to regain some momentum in the female rankings, reentering the... Read More 

  • Ivy

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    The quirky, offbeat and energetic botanical name Ivy is enjoying a deserved revival, sure to be propelled even higher by its choice by high-profile parents Beyonce and Jay-Z for baby girl Blue... Read More 

  • Izzy

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    Multipurpose pet name serving Isidore, Isaac, Israel, and -- increasingly -- Isabel. Read More 

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