Immanuel (Hebrew) – Isaiah 7:14 – God with us.

Ira (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 20:26 – watchman; making bare; pouring out.

Isaac (Hebrew) – Gen. 17:19 – laughter.

Isaiah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 19:2 – the salvation of the Lord.

Ishmael (Hebrew) – Gen. 16:11 – God that hears.

Issachar (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:18 – reward; recompense.

Ithamar (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:23 – island of the palm-tree.

IAÏROS (Ἰάϊρος): Greek form of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning “whom God enlightens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh.

IAKOB (Ἰακϊώβ): Greek form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning “supplanter.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Mary’s father-in-law.

IAKOBOS (Ἰάκωβος): Variant form of Greek Iakob, a form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning “supplanter.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including two apostles and a half- brother of Jesus.

IARET (Ἰαρέδ): Greek form of Hebrew Yered, meaning “descent.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch. The English form is Jared.

IBRIY (עִבְרִי): Hebrew name derived from the name Ever (“the region beyond; the other side”), hence “Hebrew.” In the bible, this is the name of a Merarite Levite. Abraham was called Ivri because he came from ever “the other side.”

ICHABOD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning “inglorious; without glory.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.

IDOUMA (Ιδουμα): Greek name derived from Idoumaia, the Greek form of Latin Idumæa, the biblical name of a land south-east of Palestine, meaning “red.”

IEPHTHAE (Ἰεφθάε): Greek form of Hebrew Yiphtach (English Jephtha), meaning “he opens” or “whom God sets free.” In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead.

IEREMIAS (Ἱερεμίας): Greek form of Hebrew Yirmeyahu, meaning “Jehovah casts forth” or “Jehovah hurls.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.

IERICHO (Ἱεριχώ): Greek form of Hebrew Yeriychow, meaning “city of the moon” or “place of fragrance.” In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the English form.

IESOUS (Ίησους): Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning “God is salvation.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the son of God by the Virgin Mary. Iesous preached for four years before being crucified on a cross in Jerusalem. Jesus is the English and Latin form of the name.

IMLA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning “whom God will fill up.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah.

IMLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning “whom God will fill up.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah.

IMMANUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Immanuw’el, meaning “God is with us.” In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah. This form is also used in Germany.

IMMANUW’EL (עִמָּנוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is with us.” In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah.

IMRI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Imriy, meaning “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

IMRIY (אִמְרִי): Hebrew name meaning “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

IOB (Ἰώβ): Greek form of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning “hated, oppressed.” In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.

IOEL (Ἰωήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowel, meaning “Jehovah is God” or “to whom Jehovah is God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.

IONAS (Ἰωνᾶς): Greek form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning “dove.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter.

IORAM (Ἰωράμ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IORDANES (Ἰορδάνης): Greek masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden (“flowing down”), meaning “the descender.” In the bible, this is the name of the river in which Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

IOSAPHAT (ἸωσαΦάτ): Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IOSEPH (Ἰωσήφ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning “(God) shall add (another son).” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus.

IOSES (Ἰωσῆς): Greek name meaning “exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Jesus.

IOSIAS (Ἰωσίας): Greek form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning “whom Jehovah heals.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IOUDAS (Ἰούδας): Greek form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

IOULIOS (Ἰούλιος): Greek form of Latin Iovilius, meaning “descended from Iovis (Jove).” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion mentioned in Acts 27:1,3.

IOUSTOS (Ἰοῦστος): Greek form of Latin Justus, meaning “fair, just.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged.

IRA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iyra, meaning “watchful of a town.” In the bible, this is the name of one king David’s officers and two of his warriors.

ISAAC: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yitzchak (Greek Isaák), meaning “he will laugh.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob.

ISAIAH: Anglicized form of Latin Isaias (Hebrew Yeshayah), meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Jesaiah and Jeshaiah.

ISHMAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning “God will hear.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham.

ISHMERAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmeray, meaning “whom Jehovah keeps.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.

ISRAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning “God prevails” or “contender; soldier of God.” In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel.

ISSACHAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yissaskar, meaning “he is wages” or “he brings wages.” In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob.

ITAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ittay, meaning “neighboring” or ” with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ITHAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ittay, meaning “neighboring” or ” with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ITHAMAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythamar, meaning “land of palms.” In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron.

ITHIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythiyel, meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

ITIEL: Variant spelling of English Ithiel, meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

ITTAY (אִתַּי): Hebrew name meaning “neighboring” or “with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

IY-KABOWD (אִי-וכָבוֹד): Hebrew name meaning “inglorious; without glory.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.

IYOWB (אִיּוֹב): Hebrew name meaning “hated, oppressed.” In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God. Job is the Anglicized form.

IYTHAMAR (אִיתָמָר): Hebrew name meaning “land of palms.” In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron.

IYTHIYEL (אִיתִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

IYRA (עִירָא): Hebrew name meaning “watchful of a town.” In the bible, this is the name of one king David’s officers and two of his warriors.