What does Isa mean?
Isa /isa/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Isa) is of Hebrew derivation, and Isa means "laughter; God is salvation". Isa is an alternate spelling of Isaac (Hebrew). Isa is also a form of Isaiah (Hebrew).
How popular is Isa?
Isa is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#28856 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Isa and corresponding names. Ike, Isaac (#31 from current records), Isaak, Isaiah (#48), Isak, Isiah, Issac (#553), Izaiah (#459) and Zak are the prominent varying forms of Isa (not in Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Izsak, are uncommon. These forms of Isa were favored by parents a decade ago (median #580) and are almost as common today (#676, down 23%), but with forms like Isaak becoming less trendy. Isaac, Isaiah, Issac and Izaiah are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, with Isaac, Isaiah and Issac undergoing a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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