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246k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Isaac

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: He Will Laugh
  • #296 All Time
  • #31 in 2014
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802740274#62 boy name
18812580258#64 boy name
18822780278#65 boy name
18832270227#70 boy name
18842430243#75 boy name
18852040204#80 boy name
18862240224#80 boy name
18871940194#84 boy name
18882210221#85 boy name
18891880188#91 boy name
18901870187#92 boy name
18911600160
18922030203#94 boy name
18931820182#97 boy name
18941700170
18951720172
18961910191#100 boy name
18971750175
18981560156
18991390139
19001980198
19011330133
19021430143
19031380138
19041670167
19051470147
19061630163
19071780178
19081620162
19092090209
19102520252
19112330233
19123590359
19133980398
19144960496
19155680568
19166290629
19176220622
19186580658
19197447737
19207080708
19216470647
19227190719
19236980698
19247040704
19256846678
19265936587
19276920692
19285395534
19295860586
19305500550
19314420442
19324920492
19334856479
19344820482
19354815476
19364240424
19374515446
19384620462
19394665461
19404870487
19414520452
19424545449
19434790479
19444920492
19454635458
194652410514
19476055600
19485330533
19495990599
19505600560
19515586552
19525660566
19535490549
19545887581
19555460546
19565576551
19575265521
19585390539
19595228514
19604710471
19614910491
19624885483
19634700470
19644970497
19654290429
19664397432
19674016395
19684270427
19695238515
19705756569
19717218713
19728147807
19738990899
19749446938
19751,025111,014
19761,102111,091
19771,278131,265
19781,464121,452
19791,748141,734
19801,813181,795
19811,84591,836
19821,867231,844
19831,806141,792
19841,709171,692
19851,680101,670
19861,744101,734
19871,845181,827
19881,975151,960
19892,21882,210
19902,437102,427
19912,510112,499
19922,77882,770
19933,227133,214
19943,505143,491
19953,889113,878#98 boy name
19964,56994,560#86 boy name
19975,152105,142#73 boy name
19985,868135,855#65 boy name
19996,417176,400#64 boy name
20007,446167,430#53 boy name
20018,209158,194#47 boy name
20028,314118,303#48 boy name
20038,947168,931#48 boy name
20049,212419,171#46 boy name
20059,133219,112#49 boy name
20069,682149,668#48 boy name
200710,2641310,251#41 boy name
200810,0271510,012#37 boy name
20099,553129,541#40 boy name
20109,34659,341#39 boy name
20119,58889,580#35 boy name
201210,0311110,020#30 boy name
201310,075710,068#29 boy name
20149,881139,868#31 boy name

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isaac" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 95 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 8,947 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Isaac" mean? The list below shows the origins of Isaac as well as things modernly associated with the name Isaac such as celebrities named Isaac.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Isaac

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

Isaac Newton

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

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Liev Schreiber

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

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Isaac Asimov

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

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Isaac Hayes

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

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Ike Barinholtz

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

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Isaac Mizrahi

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

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Alternative Meanings

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

Your name in reverse order is "Caasi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iasca". 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.

Past life for Isaac born Feb 4, 1940

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 Arctic approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Isaac

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