Meaning and Name Origin
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): can also mean "God's promise", "God's satisfaction" or "God's perfection". Isabella is also a variation of Isabel (Hebrew): Spanish variant of Elizabeth. 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 (#30225 out of 88799, Top 34%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Isabella and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Isabella (#4 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 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 and are somewhat less popular today, 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), with these names undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)