What does Isaiah mean?
Isaiah [isa-iah] as a boys' name is pronounced eye-ZY-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Isaiah is "God is salvation". Biblical: one of the major prophets and writer of the Book of Isaiah. Isais is a Latin form. Basketball player Isiah Thomas.
Related boy name: Esias.
1 feminine form: Shaya.Creative forms:
(male) Isaish, Ishiah, ..
(female) Isai, Isain, .. Middle name pairings:
Isaiah Jacari (I.J.), ..
How popular is Isaiah?
Isaiah is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#635 out of 1220, Top 52%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#43875 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Isaiah reached its peak position of #39 in the U.S. in 2006, and is presently at #49. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Izaiah (#535 from recent data), Isiah (#1095), Isa (#1496), Iziah and Issiah are the popular alternative forms of Isaiah (#49 from recent data). These forms of Isaiah reached the apex of their popularity 9 years ago (median #1138) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1195, down 24%). Isaiah is more universally found than the rest, though Izaiah has become trendy as well over time, while Isiah used to be popular.
Isaiah▲ is pronounced similarly to Asaya, Uziah and Uzziah. Other recommended names are Abiah, Aviah, Azariah▲, Azriah, Esaias, Faizah (see Faiz), Hazaiah, Iain, Ilaria, Ilia, Ilias, Isaac▲, Isaak, Isac, Isacco, Isachar, Isador, Isak, Isam, Ishaan▲, Isham, Ismaal, Ismail, Ismal, Ismat, Ismay, Issac, Istvan, Itai, Itamar, Ivair, Izaac, Izaak, Jarah, Jedaiah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah, Josiah▲, Joziah▲, Mosiah, Obadiah, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Quanah, Rajah, Tobiah, Toviah, Ubadah, Ukiah, Uriah▲, Usamah and Zariah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Isaiah.See names in meaning and etymology.