Ignatius

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Ignatius
Gender male
Origin
Word/name Roman family name Egnatius
Other names
Related names Ignace, Ignacio, Ignazio, Ignatios, Ignasi

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

Notable people with the name include:

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Fiction[edit]

  • 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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