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What does Issy mean?

Issy Pronunciation of Issy [is-sy] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Issy) is of Greek origin, and the name Issy means "gift of Isis". Issy is a version of Isidore (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.


Issy has 1 variant: Izzy.

1 more alternative form via Isidore: Dory.

Creative forms:
(male) Issya, Istsy, ..

(female) Isi, Isma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Issy Stellan (I.S.), ..

How popular is Issy?

Issy is a rare given name for men. Issy is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Issy (not in Top 2000) is Isidore. Other variants, like Izzy, are seldom used. This relation of Issy reached the peak of its popularity a century ago (#415). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isidore in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Issy is pronounced similarly to Acey, Asa, Asaya, Esau, Isa, Isaia, Isais, Isiah, Issiah, Osei, Ossie and Ozzy. Other recommended names are Ikey, Isac, Isak, Isam, Isia, Ismay, Isme, Issac and Jessy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Issy.

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