Home > Isaiah


What does Isaiah mean?

Isaiah Pronunciation of Isaiah as a boys' name is pronounced eye-ZY-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Isaiah is "God is salvation". Biblical: one of the major prophets and writer of the Book of Isaiah. Isais is a Latin form. Basketball player Isiah Thomas.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, prophets, book (literary)


VARIANTS Isa, Isaia, Isais, Isia, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah, Iziah





Isaiah Westin (I.W.), ..

How popular is Isaiah?

Isaiah is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#635 out of 1220, Top 52%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#43875 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Isaiah reached its peak position of #39 in the U.S. in 2006, and is presently at #51. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Izaiah (#519 FROM RECENT DATA), Isiah (#1159), Isa (#1413), Issiah and Iziah are the popular alternative forms of Isaiah (#51). These forms of Isaiah reached the apex of their popularity 12 years ago (MEDIAN #1138) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1190, DOWN 28%). Isaiah is more universally found than the rest, though Izaiah has become trendy as well over time, while Isiah used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isaiah, Isa, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah, Iziah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Isaiah is pronounced similarly to Asaya, Uziah and Uzziah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abiah, Aviah, Azariah, Azriah, Esaias, Faizah (see Faiz), Hazaiah, Iain, Ilaria, Ilia, Ilias, Isaac, Isaak, Isac, Isacco, Isachar, Isador, Isak, Isam, Ishaan, Isham, Ismaal, Ismail, Ismal, Ismat, Ismay, Issac, Istvan, Itai, Itamar, Ivair, Izaac, Izaak, Jarah, Jedaiah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah, Josiah, Joziah, Mosiah, Obadiah, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Quanah, Rajah, Tobiah, Toviah, Ubadah, Ukiah, Uriah, Usamah and Zariah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Isaiah.

See names
in meaning and etymology.