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pinWhat does Isaac mean?

Isaac /isaac/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Isaac has 19 variants: Ike, Ikey, Ikie, Isa, Isaak, Isac, Isacco, Isak, Issac, Itzak, Itzhak, Izaac, Izaak, Izak, Izik, Izsak, Yitzhak, Zack and Zak.

Affiliated boy name: Esau.

Kreatif forms: Ioaisaac, Ioisaac. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isaac name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Isaac and related names. Prominent related forms of Isaac (#31 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Issac (#553 the previous year), Zack, Zak, Isak, Isaak and Ike. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4041%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2023%, down 49.9%), with the versions Zack, Isaak and Ike becoming less fashionable. Isaac (#31) and Issac (#553) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, with both names undergoing a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isaac, Ike, Isaak, Issac, Zack in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Isais. This name tends to be less frequently used than Isaac.