Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ignatius m. Latin Ignatius, the name of a Roman gens, sometimes connected with Latin ignis 'fiery'.

The name of a 1st-2nd C saint and a 9th C Byzantine saint.

Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1582 Ignata (nom) Audén1980 p. 171, Ignatha (nom) ibid. p. 171
Italy
Latin
1464 Ignacius (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Ignatius". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Ignatius.