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Ismael meaning and name origin

Ismael \i-smael, is-mael\ as a boy's name has the meaning "God listens" and is a variant of Ishmael (Hebrew), biblical: the son of Abraham by Sarah's Egyptian slave woman Hagar. Also a variant of Ismail (Arabic): variant of Ishmael, who built the temple of Kaaba at Mecca.

Ismael has 7 variant forms: Ismaal, Ismal, Ismayl, Izmail, Ysmael, Ysmail, Ysmal.

A suggested similar baby name is Israel.

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Popularity of Ismael

Ismael is a very popular first name for males (#429 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#43388 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ismael name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Ismael with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Ismael name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Ismael outside U.S.


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