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What does Ismay mean?

Ismay Pronunciation of Ismay [is-may] as a name for boys is of Old French derivation, and the name Ismay means "esteemed; to love". Ismay is an alternate spelling of Esme (Old French).


Ismay has 1 variant: Esmay.

1 more different relation via Esme: Isme.

Creative forms:
(male) Inmay, Ishmay, ..

(female) Isima, Isma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ismay Barron (I.B.), ..

How popular is Ismay?

Ismay is an unusual given name for men. Ismay is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ismay has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Imad, Iman, Imray, Inman, Isa, Isaac, Isaak, Isac, Isak, Isam, Isham, Isia, Isiah, Ismaal, Ismael, Ismail, Ismal, Ismat, Ismayl, Issac and Issy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ismay.

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