Ignatius Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Ignatius
Nate, Nash, Ig, Iggy
- Meanings and history of the name Ignatius
Ignatius is a male given name of presumed Latin or Etruscan origin, believed to mean "fiery one" (compare the word "ignite").
- Famous real-life people named Ignatius
St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556), Catholic saint and founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)
St. Ignatius of Antioch (35–108), Catholic saint, met his martyrdom by being fed to wild beasts
St. Ignatius of Constantinople (798–877), Catholic saint, Patriarch of Constantinople
St. Ignatius of Laconi (1701-1781), Sardinian Capuchin monk and Catholic saint.
Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930-2012), Prefect Emeritus for Oriental Churches in Catholic Church
Ignatius Martin Upton, (Born 2008) Son of actress Cate Blanchett
Ignatius Kutu Acheampong (1931–1979), Ghanaian military ruler
Ignatius Bonomi (1787–1870), British architect
Ignatius Valentine Chirol (1852–1929), British writer and diplomat
Ignatius L. Donnelly (1831–1901), American politician and writer
Ignatius J. Galantin (1910–2004), American admiral
Ignatius Jones (born 1957), Australian singer and producer
Ignatius K. Musaazi (1905–1990), Ugandan politician
Ignatius O'Brien (1857–1930), Irish lawyer
Ignatius Sancho (1729–1780), British writer
Ignatius Scoles (1834- 1896), British architect, priest and writer
Ignatius Shixwameni (born 1966), Namibian politician
Ignatius Zhuwakiyi (born 1969), Zimbabwean sculptor
Ignatius Cake (b. 2007), son of American actress Julianne Nicholson
Ignatius Martin Upton (b. 2008), son of Australian actress and theatre director Cate Blanchett
- Ignatius in song, story & screen
Ignatius Gallaher, fictional character in A Little Cloud by James Joyce
Ignatius J. Reilly, fictional character in A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Ignatius Perrish, fictional character in Horns by Joe Hill
Percy Ignatius Weasley, fictional character in the Harry Potter books.
Ignatius Thistlewhite, character in The Year Without a Santa Claus