Ignatius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignatius, Egnatius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis (fire).

Proper noun[edit]

Ignatius

  1. A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἰγνάτιος (Ignatios)

Proper noun[edit]

Ignātius m (genitive Ignātiī); second declension

  1. A masculine given name.