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Ian Tweet Definition of Ian Like Definition of Ian on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, , ), the Scottish equivalent of John.
     
Ichabod Tweet Definition of Ichabod Like Definition of Ichabod on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (archaic) A male given name.
     
Immanuel Tweet Definition of Immanuel Like Definition of Immanuel on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male), the Vulgate (Latin) form of Emmanuel.
     
Ingram Tweet Definition of Ingram Like Definition of Ingram on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. an English surname
     
IRA Tweet Definition of IRA Like Definition of IRA on Facebook
initialism 
  1. w:Irish Republican Army, Irish Republican Army
  2. Individual Retirement Account
  3. Investment Recovery Association
     
Irene Tweet Definition of Irene Like Definition of Irene on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) in regular use since the nineteenth century.
     
Iris Tweet Definition of Iris Like Definition of Iris on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (greek mythology) A messenger of the gods.
  2. (botany) A genus of flowering plants of the Iridaceae family.
  3. (given name, female).
     
Irving Tweet Definition of Irving Like Definition of Irving on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male), used by English-speaking Jews to anglicize Israel.
     
Irwin Tweet Definition of Irwin Like Definition of Irwin on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a Scots or Irish surname
category:English surnames      
Isaac Tweet Definition of Isaac Like Definition of Isaac on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (biblical) The son of Abraham and Sarah, father of Esau and Jacob, from whom the Hebrew people trace their descent.
  2. (given name, male, )
     
Isabel Tweet Definition of Isabel Like Definition of Isabel on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) used in English since the Middle Ages.
     
Isaiah Tweet Definition of Isaiah Like Definition of Isaiah on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  2. (given name, male).
     
Israel Tweet Definition of Israel Like Definition of Israel on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The modern nation in the Middle East, located at eastern shore of the Mediterranean. Official name: State of Israel.
  2. The ancient nation occupying approximately the same area, especially under the united monarchy of Saul, David and Solomon.
  3. (context, biblical) A name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:28).
    • (RQ:Authorized Version, Genesis, 32, 28)
    • : And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but : for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
    • 2006: http://www.scripture4all.org/OnlineInterlinear/OTpdf/gen32.pdf an interlinear, literal translation of Genesis 32:28
    • : And-he-is-saying not Jacob he-shall-be-said further name-of-you but rather that you-are-upright with Elohim and with mortals and-you-are-prevailing. (Thus one literal translation of ×שר××, Israel, is "Upright with God"; ×שר־×× Ishr-al.)
      1. (given name, male).
     
Ivan Tweet Definition of Ivan Like Definition of Ivan on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) borrowed from the Russian equivalent of John.
     
Ivy Tweet Definition of Ivy Like Definition of Ivy on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female); popular in Britain in the beginning of the twentieth century.
     

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