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) 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)
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)
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.