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, with the suffix -y, of Isabel (Hebrew): Spanish variation of Elizabeth.
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%, 14.9% less), 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)