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Ignacio is a male Spanish language, Spanish and Galician Language, Galician name originating either from the Roman family name Egnatius (disambiguation), Egnatius, meaning born from the fire, of Etruscan origin, or from the Latin name "Ignatius" from the word "Ignis" meaning "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the Ignatius of Antioch, third bishop of Antioch (who was thrown to wild beasts by emperor Trajan) and Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Variants include the archaic Iñacio, the Italian Ignazio, the German Ignatz, the Basque Iñaki, Iñigo, Eneko (given name), Eneko, and the diminutives Nacho (given name), Nacho/Natxo, Iggy (disambiguation), Iggy, and Iggie. Ignacio can refer to:


People

* Ignacio Chávez (disambiguation) * Ignacio González (disambiguation) * Ignacio López (disambiguation) ; Arts and entertainment * Arnell Ignacio, 21st-century Filipino game show host, comedian, actor and singer-songwriter * Dion Ignacio (Dion Joseph Ignacio), 21st-century Filipino actor * Ignacio Aldecoa, 20th-century Spanish author * Ignacio Berroa, 20th-21st-century Cuban jazz drummer * Ignacio Cervantes Kawanagh, 19th-20th-century Cuban virtuoso pianist and composer * Ignacio Figueredo, 20th-century Venezuelan folk musician * Ignacio Merino 19th-century Peruvian painter * Ignacio Piñeiro Martínez, 19th-20th-century black Cuban musician and composer * Ignacio Serricchio, 21st-century Argentinian-American actor * Ignacio Zuloaga y Zabaleta, 19th-20th-century Spanish painter * Louie Ignacio, 20th-century Filipino television director ; Military * Ignacio Allende (Ignacio José de Allende y Unzaga), 19th-century captain of the Spanish Army in Mexico * Ignacio Elizondo, 18th-19th-century New Leonese royalist general of Spanish and Basque ancestry * Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín, 19th-century general in the Mexican army * Ygnacio Lora, 21st-century Dominican-American Consultant, who also served in the U.S. Military forces during 9/11 ; Politics * Chief Ignacio, a 19th-20th-century leader of the Ute tribe * Ignacio Bunye, 20th-21st-century Filipino politician * Ignacio Comonfort, 19th-century Mexican politician and military officer * Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Basilio, 19th-century Mexican writer, journalist, teacher and politician * Mariano Ignacio Prado Ochoa, twice President of Peru (1865–1868 and 1876–1879) * Ignacio Mier Velazco (born 1961), Mexican politician * Ignacio Walker, Chilean politician ; Religion * Ignacio Ellacuría, 20th-century Jesuit priest * Ignacio López de Loyola or Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556), founder of the Jesuits * Ignacio Martín-Baró, 20th-century Spanish scholar, social psychologist, philosopher and Jesuit priest * Fr. Juan Ignacio Molina, a.k.a. Abate Molina, a.k.a. Giovanni Ignazio Molina, 18th-19th-century Chilean Jesuit priest, naturalist, historian, botanist, ornithologist and geographer ; Science and technology * Ignacio Bernal, 20th-century Mexican anthropologist and archaeologist * Ignacio Bolívar y Urrutia, 19th-20th-century Spanish naturalist and entomologist * Ignacio Isola, 21st-century robotics pioneer * Ignacio Rodríguez (programmer), Uruguayan programmer ; Sports * Ignacio Ambríz, 20th-21st-century Mexican football defender * Ignacio Arroyo (basketball), Ignacio Arroyo, Chilean basketball player * Ignacio Camacho, 21st-century Spanish footballer for Atlético Madrid * Juan Ignacio Carrasco, 20th-21st-century Spanish professional tennis player * Juan Ignacio Cerra, 20th-21st-century male hammer thrower from Argentina * Juan Ignacio Chela, 21st-century professional male tennis player from Argentina * Ignacio Corleto, 21st-century Argentine Rugby Union footballer * Ignacio Escamilla, 20th-century Mexican freestyle swimmer * Ignacio Fragoso, 20th-century Mexican long-distance runner * Ignacio Gabari, 21st-century Spanish professional racecar driver * Ignacio Garrido, 20th-century Spanish professional golfer * Ignacio Javier Gómez Novo, or Nacho Novo, 20th-21st-century Spanish footballer * Ignacio Risso Thomasset, 20th-21st-century Uruguayan footballer * Ignacio Rodríguez (footballer), 20th-century Mexican football goalkeeper * Ignacio Rodríguez (basketball), Ignacio Rodríguez Marín, 20th-21st-century Spanish basketball player * Juan Ignacio Sánchez Brown, a.k.a. Pepe Sánchez, 20th-21st-century Argentine-Spanish professional basketball player * Ignacio Scocco, 21st-century Argentine football (soccer) player * Ignacio Fernández (footballer), Ignacio Fernandez, 21st-century Argentine football (soccer) player * Ignacio Trelles, 20th-century Mexican football player and coach * Ignacio Vázquez (footballer, born 1971), Ignacio Vázquez, 20th-century Mexican football (soccer) player * Ignacio Vázquez (footballer, born 1971), Ignacio Vázquez Barba, 20th-21st-century Mexican professional footballer * Ignacio Zoco Esparza, 20th-century Spanish footballer * Raily Ignacio, 21st-century Curaçao footballer ; Other * Ignacio Anaya, 20th-century inventor of nachos * Hermenegildo Ignacio Peralta, 18th-19th-century Spanish settler in California * Ignacio Ramonet, 20th-century Spanish journalist and writer * Ignacio Ramos, 20th-21st-century former United States Border Patrol Agent * Ignacio Sauri, 21st-century Argentine football player and graphic designer/illustrator. Known as "El Nene". Allegedly a descendant of Che Guevara ; Fictional characters * Ignacio Suarez, a fictional character on the television show ''Ugly Betty'' * Nacho Varga, Ignacio "Nacho" Varga, a fictional character on the television show ''Better Call Saul''


Places

* San Ignacio (disambiguation), a common toponym in Spain and Latin America * Ignacio, California * Ignacio, Colorado


Other

* Hurricane Ignacio (disambiguation), Hurricane Ignacio, the name of seven tropical cyclones of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, starting in 1979 * ''Ignacio'' (English title: Do You Hear the Dogs Barking?), a 1975 Mexican drama film directed by François Reichenbach, music by Vangelis


References

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