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Ignatius is a male given name of presumed Latin or Etruscan origin, believed to mean "fiery one" (compare the word "ignite").

Ignatius
Pronunciation/ɪɡˈnʃəs/
Gendermale
Origin
Word/nameRoman family name Egnatius
Meaning"Fiery one"
Other names
Related namesIgnace, Ignacio, Ignasio, Ignazio, Ignasi, Inácio, Ignațiu, Ignacy, Ignát, Ignác, Ignácz, Ignacij, Ihnat, Ihnot

Notable people with the name include:

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FictionEdit

  • Ignatius J. Reilly, fictional character in A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  • Ignatius Gallaher, fictional character in A Little Cloud by James Joyce
  • Ignatius Martin Perrish, fictional character in Horns by Joe Hill

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