What does Isobel mean?
Isobel /iso-bel/ [3 sylls.] 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 29 more relations via Elizabeth, Isabel: Bel, Chabeli, Esabeau, Ib, Ibbie, Ilse, Isa▼, Isabeau, Isabela▲, Isabelita, Isabella▲, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobella, Issie, Issy, Izabella▲, Izzie, Leisel, Leizel, Libbey, Liesel, Lisbet, Lisel, Lizbet, Lysbet, Lyzbet, Ysabeau and Ysabella.Kreatif forms: Iobel, Ioisobel, Isobelio. [more]
How 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 popularity 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)
Prominent variation forms of Isobel ranked in the Top 1000 are Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Isa, Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabell, Isabella (#4), Isabelle (#96), Izabella (#200) and Izabelle. Variants like Ilse are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 2006 (usage of 0.533%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4825%, down 9.5%), with the forms Isa and Isabell becoming less in vogue. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabella (#4), Isabelle (#96) and Izabella (#200), and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Isabel, Isabella and Isabelle. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Isobel and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)