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Meaning and name origin

Ismael \i-smael, is-mael\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Ismael is "God listens". Ismael 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.


Popularity

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 name popularity of the name Ismael for boys (2015 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ismael and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ishmael and Ismael. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ishmael, Ismael in U.S.

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


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Israel. Like Ismael, this name is not commonly used.

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