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Pronunciation [iɣˈnaθjo]
Gender Male

Ignacio is a male Spanish name originating either from the Roman family name Egnatius, meaning unknown, of Etruscan origin, or from the Latin name "Ignatius" from the word "Ignis" meaning "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the third bishop of Antioch (who was thrown to wild beasts by emperor Trajan) and Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Variants include the archaic Iñacio, and the diminutives Iggy, and Iggie.

Ignacio can refer to:




  • Hurricane Ignacio, the name of six tropical cyclones of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, starting in 1979
  • Ignacio (English title: Do You Hear the Dogs Barking?), a 1975 Mexican drama film directed by François Reichenbach, music by Vangelis