What does Isabella mean?
Isabella /is-abel-la/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Isabella means "God is my oath". Isabella is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Isabella is also a variation of Isabel (Hebrew). See also Bella, Ella and Marisela.
Isabella▲ has 16 more alternative forms via Elizabeth, Isabel: Isabeau, Isabele, Isabelita, Isabell▼, Isabelle▲, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobel, Isobell, Isobelle, Izabel, Izabelle, Sabella, Sabelle, Ysabel and Yzabelle.Kreatif forms:
(female) Isabelia, Isabelma, ..
(male) Isabeliah, Isabello, ..
How popular is Isabella?
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 history 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 2000 Names, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Isabella (#4 last year) are Bella (#70 last year), Elizabeth (#14), Ella (#17), Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabell (#1235), Isabelle (#96), Isobel, Izabel (#1484), Izabella (#200), Izabelle (#1128), Marisela, Ysabel and Ysabella. Other variants, like Isobella, are seldom used. These forms of Isabella were at the top of their popularity in the 1880s (adoption of 5.4%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 3.03%, ▼44%), with versions such as Elizabeth becoming less trendy. The trendier girl names here are Bella, Ella, Isabella, Isabelle and Izabella.
Recommended names are Abella, Aldabella, Amabelle, Anabella▲, Anabelle▲, Annabella▲, Arabela, Arabella▲, Arabelle, Arbella, Camella, Corabella, Danella, Estella▼, Estrella▼, Gazella, Gianella, Gracella, Idella▼, Janella, Jezabella, Kamella, Labella, Lavella, Mabelle▼, Madella, Marella, Mirabella, Nabeela, Nanella, Orabella, Orabelle, Orbella, Pamella, Raella, Rafella, Robella, Rosabella, Rosabelle, Sabilla, Sabylla, Sadella, Samella, Shanella, Sibella, Sybella, Yabell (see Ysabel), Yabella, Yabelle, Ysabell, Ysabelle and Ysbella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Isabella.