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What does Ismal mean?

Ismal Pronunciation of Ismal [is-mal] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and the name Ismal means "God listens". Ismal is a version of Ismail (Arabic): transcription of Ishmael.

Associated with: arabic.


Ismal has 6 variants: Ismaal, Ismael, Ismayl, Izmail, Ysmail and Ysmal.

1 more related form via Ismail: Ishmael.

Creative forms:
(male) Inmal, Isamal, ..

(female) Ismalle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ismal Cayden (I.C.), ..

How popular is Ismal?

Ismal is a rare first name for males. Ismal is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Ismal (not ranked) are Ismael (#401 in recent rankings), Ismail (#1173) and Ishmael (#1229). Adoption of these relations of Ismal was common among parents in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.06%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.06%, 4%). Ismael is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ishmael, Ismael, Ismail in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ismal is alike in pronunciation to Ysmael. Other suggested similar names are Akmal, Amal, Aqmal, Gamal, Gemal, Hamal, Imad, Iman, Inman, Isa, Isaac, Isaak, Isac, Isak, Isam, Isham, Isia, Isiah, Ismat, Ismay, Isme, Israel, Issac, Jamal, Jemal, Jimal, Jomal and Kamal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ismal.

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