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What does Itzhak mean?

Itzhak Pronunciation of Itzhak [itzhak] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Itzhak is "laughter". Itzhak is an alternate form of Isaac (Hebrew). See also Yitzhak.


Itzhak has 1 variant: Yitzhak.

8 more related forms via Isaac: Isaak, Isak, Itzak, Izaac, Izaak, Izak, Izik and Izsak.

Creative forms:
(male) Itahak, ..

(female) Itzma, Itzra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Itzhak Ambrose (I.A.), ..

How popular is Itzhak?

Itzhak is a rare first name for males. Itzhak is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Itzhak (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Isaac (#31 last year), Isaak (#1412), Isak, Izaac (#1366), Izaak (#1712) and Izak. These relations of Itzhak were at the top of their popularity in the year 2012 (median #1291) and have remained as common to this day (#1420, 2.7%). Isaac is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isaac, Isaak, Izaac, Izaak, Izak in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isaac, Isak outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ihab, Iomhar, Isham, Itai, Itamar, Ittai, Iziah and Yitzchak. Like Itzhak, these names are not frequently used.

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