What does Isis mean?
Isis [isis] as a girls' name is pronounced EYE-siss. It is of Egyptian origin. The most powerful of all the female goddesses of ancient Egypt; sister to Osiris and mother of Horus.
Related girl name: Isadora.
Isis has 1 masculine form: Isidore.Creative forms:
(female) Isir, Isissha, ..
(male) Isin, Isisa, .. Middle name pairings:
Isis Flora (I.F.), ..
How popular is Isis?
Isis is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2828 out of 4276, Top 66%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Isis for girls. Isis was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #522 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is presently at #1770. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. The only other prominent related form of Isis (#1770 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000 is Isadora (#1386 from recent data). These forms of Isis reached the top of their popularity 2 years ago (average #1109) and have become much less common since, with the version Isis becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alis, Anis, Avis▼, Cis, Cris, Elis, Eris, Idris, Ili, Ilisa, Ilise, Ines, Innis, Iris▲, Irisa, Irit, Isa, Isha, Isla▲, Isme, Issie, Issy, Ivie, Kris▼, Lis, Lois▼, Nis, Pris, Sis, Tais and Tris. These names tend to be less frequently used than Isis.See names in meaning and etymology.