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pinWhat does Isobel mean?

Isobel /iso-bel/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Isobel means "God is my oath". Isobel is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Isobel is also a form of Isabel (Hebrew).


Isobel has 12 variants: Isabele, Isabell, Isabelle, Isobell, Isobelle, Izabel, Izabelle, Ysabel, Ysobel, Yzabelle, Yzobel and Yzobelle.

Isobel has 7 more relations via Elizabeth, Isabel: Isabeau, Isabela, Isabella, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobella and Issie.

Kreatif forms: Iobel, Ioisobel, Isobelio. [more]

pinHow popular is Isobel?

Isobel is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3324 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Isobel for girls. Isobel was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #899 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isobel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isobel outside U.S.

Prominent variation forms of Isobel ranked in the Top 1000 are Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabell, Isabella (#4), Isabelle (#96) and Izabelle. Other variants, like Isobelle, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Isobel was well-received among parents in 2006 (adoption of 0.578%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.503%, down 13%), but with the form Isabell becoming less in vogue. Isabel, Isabela, Isabella and Isabelle are four of the more chic names for newborns in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Isabel, Isabella and Isabelle.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isobel, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabela, Isabell in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isabella, Isabelle, Izabelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isobel, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle outside U.S.

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Isobel is alike in pronunciation to Ysabell. Other recommended similar baby names are Amabel, Anabel, Arabel, Asfodel, Barbel, Coel, Cybel, Estel, Idone, Idonea, Ilone, Imogen, Iole, Ione, Isleen, Isme, Isold, Isolda, Isolde, Isolt, Isolte, Isota, Isotta, Isotte, Itzel, Jonel, Lisabel, Lorel, Mabel, Maybel, Noel, Nowel, Orabel, Orbel, Rosabel, Sibel, Sonel, Sorel, Sybel and Ysbel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Isobel.