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).
(male) Isin, Isir, ..
(female) Ine, Irai, .. Middle name pairings:
Isa Kasey (I.K.), ..
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)
Isa entered the list in 2009 and reached its apex rank of #1477 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1496 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Ike (#1676 from current records), Isaac (#31), Isaak (#1412), Isac, Isaiah (#49), Isak, Isiah (#1095), Issac (#562), Issiah, Izaac (#1366), Izaak (#1712), Izaiah (#535), Izak, Iziah and Zak are the prominent varying forms of Isa (#1496 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 (#1370, down 9.7%), but with forms like Isiah becoming less trendy. Isaac, Isaiah and Izaiah are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list.