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Isa (boy)

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What does Isa mean?

Isa /isa/ as a boys' name (also used less commonly 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).


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

Isa has 16 more relations via Isaac, Isaiah: Ike, Ikey, Ikie, Isaak, Isac, Isacco, Isak, Isia, Issac, Itzak, Izaac, Izaak, Izak, Izik, Izsak and Zak.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Iaisa, Isan, ..

(female) Isaiee, Isiee, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Isa for boys. Isa entered the list in 2009 and reached its apex rank of #1477 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1583 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isa outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Isa and corresponding names. Ike (#1738 from current records), Isaac (#31), Isaak (#1309), Isac, Isaiah (#48), Isak, Isiah (#1058), Issac (#553), Issiah, Izaac (#1329), Izaak (#1524), Izaiah (#459), Izak, Iziah and Zak are the prominent varying forms of Isa (#1583 from current records) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Izsak, are uncommon. These forms of Isa were favored by parents a decade ago (median #1249) and are almost as common today (#1352, down 9.3%), but with forms like Isiah becoming less trendy. Isaac, Isaiah and Izaiah are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isa, Ike, Isaac, Isaak, Isac in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isaiah, Isiah, Issac, Issiah, Izaac in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Izaak, Izaiah, Izak, Iziah in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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