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What does Isidor mean?

Isidor Pronunciation of Isidor [isidor] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Isidor is "gift of Isis". Isidor is an alternate form of Isidore (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.


Isidor has 4 variants: Isador, Isadore, Izidor and Izydor.

4 more different relations via Isidore: Isidoro, Isidorus, Isidro and Ysidro.

Creative forms:
(male) Ishdor, Isidra, ..

(female) Iside, ..

Middle name pairings:
Isidor Riker (I.R.), ..

How popular is Isidor?

Isidor is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Isidor reached its top rank of #1101 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isidor name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Isidor are Isador, Isadore, Isidore, Isidro (#1929 last year) and Ysidro. Usage of these relations of Isidor was well-received a century ago (median #1341) and has become significantly diminished since, with versions such as Isidore becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isidor, Isador, Isadore, Isidore, Isidro, Ysidro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isidor and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amador, Andor, Bailor, Baldor, Eldor, Fedor, Feodor, Fyodor, Gainor, Gibor, Grigor, Heitor, Iddo, Ido, Ifor, Igor, Inigo, Isander, Isia, Isiah, Ivor, Landor, Meinor, Minor, Nailor, Olivor, Prior, Rainor, Sandor, Sior, Taibor, Tailor, Teador, Tedor, Teodor, Tibor, Todor, Tudor, Vidor, Vitor and Zailor (see Taylor). These names tend to be more frequently used than Isidor.

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