Meaning and name origin
Isobel \i-so-bel\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Isobel is "God is my oath". Isobel is a variant of Elizabeth (Hebrew): can also mean "God's promise", "God's satisfaction" or "God's perfection". Also a variant of Isabel (Hebrew): Spanish variant of Elizabeth.
Isobel is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3324 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Isobel for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Isobel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elizabeth (#14), Isabelle (#96), Isabel (#144), Isabell, Izabelle and Isobel. (2014 statistics).