( 50?-110?); Christian martyr & bishop of Antioch: his day is Oct. 17
SaintDied c. AD 110
Bishop of Antioch noted especially for his epistles. He was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan.
- A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.
A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignatius, Egnatius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis (“fire”).