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What does Isiah mean?

Isiah Pronunciation of Isiah as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Isiah means "God is salvation". Isiah is a variant form of Isaiah (Hebrew).



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


(male) Ichah, ..

(female) Isira, ..

Isiah Corban (I.C.), ..

How popular is Isiah?

Isiah is a somewhat popular first name for males (#861 out of 1220, Top 71%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Isiah reached its apex position of #320 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is at #1159 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Isa (#1413 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Isaiah (#51), Issiah, Izaiah (#519) and Iziah are the popular varying forms of Isiah (#1159) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Isia, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Isiah was well-received in 2006 (AVERAGE #1138) and is somewhat lower today (#1190, 28%), with the form Isiah becoming less stylish. Isaiah has historically been preferred by parents, though Izaiah has gained in usage over time.

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

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

Similar Names

Isiah is pronounced similarly to Asa, Esau, Issy, Uziah and Uzziah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abiah, Aviah, Ilia, Ilias, Isaac, Isaak, Isac, Isak, Isam, Isham, Ismal, Ismat, Ismay, Issac, Jesiah, Josiah, Mosiah, Ukiah and Uriah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Isiah.

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