What does Isaac mean?
Isaac /isaac/ as a boys' name is pronounced EYE-zik. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Isaac is "laughter". Biblical: the only son of Abraham by his wife Sarah. Violinist Itzhak (ITS-hahk) Perlman; scientish Isaac Newton; angler Izaak Walton; authors Isaac Bashevis Singer, Isaac Asimov; football player Isaac Bruce; singer Isaac Hanson.
Associated with: biblical
Affiliated boy name: Esau.Kreatif forms:
(male) Inaac, Ishaac, ..
(female) Isaka, Iska, ..
How popular is Isaac?
Isaac is a very prominent first name for men (#277 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#2039 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Isaac for boys. Isaac reached its top position of #29 in the U.S. in 2013, and is currently at #31. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Isaac and related names. Prominent related forms of Isaac (#31 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Issac (#553 from current records), Zack (#1286), Isaak (#1309), Izaac (#1329), Izaak (#1524), Isa (#1583), Ike (#1738), Zak, Izak, Isak, Isac and Esau. Adoption of these relations of Isaac reached its highest less than a decade ago (usage of 0.6%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.58%, down 4%), but with versions like Ike falling out of fashion. Isaac has generally been a favorite of parents.