What does Yisrael mean?
VariationsKreatif forms: Yasrael, Yisraelle, Yosrael. [more]
How popular is Yisrael?
Yisrael is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#68172 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
The only prominent related form of Yisrael (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 is Israel (#240 a year ago). Adoption of this form of Yisrael was widespread among parents a decade ago (adoption of 0.8%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.76%, 5% less). Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Yisrael and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Thinking of names?
Yisrael is pronounced similarly to Azrael. Other suggested similar baby names are Airel, Airyel, Asael, Ismael▲, Micael, Michael, Mikael, Yael, Yishai, Ysmael, Ysmail and Ysmal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yisrael.