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.Creative forms:
(male) Inaac, Ishaac, ..
(female) Isaka, Iska, .. Middle name pairings:
Isaac Cason (I.C.), ..
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)
Isaac reached its top position of #29 in the U.S. in 2013, and is currently at #31. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Isaac (#31 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Issac (#562 from current records), Zack (#1217), Izaac (#1366), Isaak (#1412), Isa (#1496), Ike (#1676), Izaak (#1712), 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 the version Ike falling out of fashion. Isaac has generally been a favorite of parents.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ignac (see Ignatius), Isaia, Isaiah▲, Isais, Isam, Ishaan▲, Isham, Isia, Isiah▼, Ismaal, Ismal, Ismat and Ismay. These names tend to be less frequently used than Isaac.