What does Isabella mean?
Isabella \i-sa-bella, isab(el)-la\ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Isabella means "God is my oath". Isabella is a variation of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Isabella is also a variation of Isabel (Hebrew). See also Bella, Ella and Marisela.
Isabella has 23 more alternative forms via Elizabeth, Isabel: Bella, Chabeli, Chabelita, Esabeau, Isabeau, Isabele, Isabelita, Isabell▼, Isabelle, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobel, Isobell, Isobelle, Izabel, Izabelle, Sabella, Sabelle, Ysabeau, Ysabel, Ysobel, Yzabelle and Yzobelle.
Isabella is a very prominent first name for women (#997 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#23638 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Isabella for girls. Isabella reached its peak rank of #1 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is currently at #4. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Isabella (#4 last year) are Bella (#70 last year), Elizabeth (#14), Ella (#17), Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabell, Isabelle (#96), Isobel, Izabella (#200), Izabelle and Marisela. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2009 (usage of 0.6018%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.5615%, down 6.7%), with the versions Isabell and Marisela becoming less trendy. The trendier girl names here are Bella (#70), Ella (#17), Isabel (#144), Isabella (#4) and Isabelle (#96), and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for these names. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Isabella and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)