What does Isabelle mean?
Isabelle [is-abelle] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Isabelle is "God is my oath". Isabelle is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Isabelle is also a derivative of Isabel (Hebrew).
Associated with: oath.
(female) Isabelin, Isabelna, ..
(male) Isabeliah, Isabelio, ..
How popular is Isabelle?
Isabelle is a very prominent first name for females (#611 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23300 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Isabelle for girls. Isabelle reached its apex rank of #79 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #94 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of Isabelle and related names. Isabella (#5 last year), Elizabeth (#13), Isabel (#149), Izabella (#234), Isabela (#769), Izabelle (#1153), Isabell (#1295), Izabel (#1674), Ysabella, Ysabel and Isobel are the popular variation forms of Isabelle (#94 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Sabella, are seldom used. These forms of Isabelle were popular as baby names 135 years ago (usage of 4.55%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 2.03%, ▼55.4%), with versions like Isabell becoming somewhat outmoded. Elizabeth has historically been the top pick of parents, though Isabella is now higher in the list.
Isabelle▲ is alike in pronunciation to Ysabell and Ysabelle. Other recommended names are Abelle, Amabelle, Amaybelle, Anabella, Anabelle, Annabelle, Arabella▲, Arabelle, Arbelle, Carabelle, Chanelle, Charelle, Chavelle, Corabelle, Daanelle, Danelle, Darelle, Estelle▼, Gaelle, Gayelle, Gazelle, Hazelle, Idelle, Jaelle, Janelle, Jazelle, Jeanelle, Jobelle, Katelle, Labella, Lanelle, Lavelle, Lorabelle, Mabelle▼, Madelle, Maelle, Marabelle, Marelle, Maybelle▼, Mirabelle, Nanelle, Narelle, Orabella, Orabelle, Orbelle, Rafelle, Ranelle, Robelle, Rosabella, Rosabelle, Sadelle, Samelle, Shanelle, Sharelle, Sibelle, Sybelle, Tanelle, Yabell (see Ysabel), Yabella, Yabelle and Ysbella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Isabelle.See names in meaning and etymology.