Baby Names Starting with I
Baby names starting with I are a small but mighty group. There may not be many of them, but lately many names with the I initial have been zooming up the charts. The most popular I name for girls is still Isabella, although she may have to concede to internationally favored Isla sooner rather than later. For boys, the biblical classic Isaac reigns supreme.
Along with Isabella and Isla, other girl names beginning with I in the US Top 600 include Ivy, Isabelle, Iris, Imani, and Itzel. As well as Isaac, other boy names starting with I in the US Top 600 include Isaiah, Ian, Ivan, Israel, and Iker.
Rare I names are easy to come by. International inspiration gives us the Dutch Ilse, Welsh Iago, and Arabic Inaya. Quirkier choices include retro nicknames Ike and Iggy, romantic Isabeau, and British favorite Imogen.
Explore our full compilation of baby names starting with I. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 baby names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.