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Of Latin origin.

A masculine name, lately used as a feminine name too.

Diminutive of the name Ignatius.

From the Roman family “Egnatius”, of possible Etruscan origin.

Associated with the Latin word “ignites”, meaning “catch fire”, “spark”, “erupt”.

Other forms of the name are Ignatius, Ignacio, Ignace, Ignaz, Ignatiy, Inácio, etc.

A famous male bearer is American legendary rock musician Iggy Pop.

Iggy was only used as a masculine name until Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, born Amethyst Amelia Kelly, used it as her stage first name.