What does Isiah mean?
Isiah /isi-ah/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Isiah means "God is salvation". Isiah is a variant transcription of Isaiah (Hebrew). Ish is a common last name.
Isiah▼ has 1 more related variation via Isaiah: Isia.Kreatif forms: Inisiah, Isiahin, Isiahis. [more]
How popular is Isiah?
Isiah is a somewhat popular first name for males (#861 out of 1220, Top 71%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Isiah for boys. Isiah reached its apex position of #319 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Isiah and associated names. Isaiah (#48 the previous year) and Izaiah (#459) are the popular varying forms of Isiah appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Isia are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in 2005 (usage of 0.6997%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.4977%, down 28.9%), with the form Isiah becoming less stylish. Isaiah (#48) and Izaiah (#459) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this list, with Isaiah going through a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Isiah▼ is pronounced similarly to Uziah. This name tends to be less commonly used than Isiah.