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Gender: Male Origin of Iggy: Latin, diminutive of Ignatius Meaning of Ignatius: Latin, "fiery"

The name Iggy is a boy's name of Latin origin. Iggy and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Outlandish this-or-that [girls]".

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Iggy is the quintessential pop star name, though it's the nickname Cate Blanchett uses for son IGNATIUS. Iggy does bring any grander-sounding name down to earth.

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Hero_Phoebus Says:


Cute name for a pet. I do believe that Ellen DeGeneres once had a puppy named Iggy, and that she gave him to a family with two little girls to look after. Ellen DeGeneres is wonderful.

katinka Says:


Love this as a nickname for Ignatius. Nat, Nate and Nash would also work.

Jinxgirl Says:


Makes me think of "icky"