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What does Isa mean?

Isa \i-sa\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Isa) is of Hebrew derivation, and Isa means "laughter; God is salvation". Isa is a variation of Isaac (Hebrew). Isa is also a form of Isaiah (Hebrew).


Isa has 6 variants: Isaia, Isais, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah and Iziah.

Isa has 19 more related variations via Isaac, Isaiah: Ike, Ikey, Ikie, Isaak, Isac, Isacco, Isak, Isia, Issac, Itzak, Itzhak, Izaac, Izaak, Izak, Izik, Izsak, Yitzhak, Zack and Zak.


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 the previous year), Isaak, Isaiah (#48), Isak, Isiah, Issac (#553), Izaiah (#459), Zack and Zak are the prominent varying forms of Isa (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4178%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2909%, down 30.4%), with the forms Ike, Isaak, Isiah and Zack becoming less trendy. Isaac (#31), Isaiah (#48), Issac (#553) and Izaiah (#459) 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ike, Isaac, Isaak, Isaiah, Isiah, Issac, Izaiah, Zack in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isaac, Isaiah, Isak, Zak outside U.S.

Similar Names

Isa is pronounced similarly to Asa, Esau and Issy. Other suggested similar baby names are Ira and Isam. These names tend to be more commonly used than Isa.