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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #296 most popular

What does the name "Isaac" mean?

Isaac (Hebrew): He Will Laugh

The name "Isaac" is of Hebrew origin and it means "He Will Laugh". It's a name commonly given to boys.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

Your name in reverse order is "Caasi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iaasc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Isaac" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Isaac? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 246,315 babies born with the name Isaac in the United States. That's more than enough Isaacs to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 274 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Isaac" was in 2007 with a total of 10,251 babies. (That's a lot of baby Isaacs)

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isaac" is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of only 398 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Isaac popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Isaac in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Isaac

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton is a scientist. Isaac was born in 1643 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England.


Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber is an actor, producer, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Liev was born in 1967 as Isaac Liev Schreiber in San Francisco, California, United States.


Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov is a writer and professor of biochemistry. Isaac was born in 1920 as Isaak Yudovich Ozimov in Petrovichi, Russian SFSR.


Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes is a singer-songwriter, actor, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1962 to 2008. Isaac was born in 1942 as Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. in Covington, Tennessee, U.S.


Ike Barinholtz

Ike Barinholtz is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Ike was born in 1977 as Isaac Barinholtz in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi is a fashion designer. Isaac was born in 1961 in Brooklyn New York, U.S.


Past life for Isaac born Oct 6, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.