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What does Issy mean?

Issy /is-sy/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Issy). Issy's root is Hebrew, and Issy means "God is my oath". Issy is an alternate form of Isabel (Hebrew): Spanish variation of Elizabeth. Issa is a conventional last name.


Issy has 4 variants: Isa, Issie, Izzie and Izzy.

Issy has 38 more alternative forms via Isabel: Bel, Belia, Belicia, Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bellita, Chabeli, Chabelita, Ib, Ibbie, Isabeau, Isabela, Isabele, Isabelita, Isabell, Isabella, Isabelle, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobel, Isobell, Isobella, Isobelle, Izabel, Izabella, Izabelle, Marisabel, Sabella, Sabelle, Ysabeau, Ysabel, Ysabella, Ysobel, Yzabelle, Yzobel and Yzobelle.

Kreatif forms: Ioissy, Iosy, Isasy. [more]

How popular is Issy?

Issy is an unusual first name for females. Issy is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Issy and affiliated names. Bell, Bella (#70 the previous year), Belle, Isa, Isabel (#144), Isabela (#717), Isabell, Isabella (#4), Isabelle (#96), Isobel, Izabella (#200) and Izabelle are the prominent related forms of Issy (not in Top 1000). Forms like Ysabeau are uncommon. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4673%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3974%, down 14.9%), with the forms Bell, Belle, Isa and Isabell becoming less in vogue. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Bella (#70), Isabel (#144), Isabella (#4), Isabelle (#96) and Izabella (#200), with Bella, Isabel, Isabella and Isabelle undergoing a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bell, Bella, Belle, Isa, Isabel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isabela, Isabell, Isabella, Isabelle, Isobel in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Issy is pronounced similarly to Assa, Assi and Essy. Another recommended similar baby name is Isha. Like Issy, these names are not commonly used.