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113k
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since 1880

Isabel

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: God is my Oath
  • #579 All Time
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275k Isabella (Italian)
81k Isabelle (French)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 81 81 0
1881 76 76 0
1882 72 72 0
1883 83 83 0
1884 102 102 0
1885 102 102 0
1886 131 131 0
1887 109 109 0
1888 144 144 0
1889 153 153 0
1890 160 160 0
1891 150 150 0
1892 158 158 0
1893 189 189 0
1894 241 241 0
1895 212 212 0
1896 232 232 0
1897 210 210 0
1898 252 252 0
1899 243 243 0
1900 286 286 0
1901 214 214 0
1902 256 256 0
1903 257 257 0
1904 277 271 6
1905 292 292 0
1906 322 317 5
1907 326 326 0
1908 351 351 0
1909 356 356 0
1910 399 389 10
1911 457 447 10
1912 566 556 10
1913 663 657 6
1914 756 747 9
1915 956 943 13
1916 1,011 1,000 11
1917 948 931 17
1918 1,060 1,041 19
1919 981 957 24
1920 1,021 992 29
1921 1,003 971 32
1922 910 888 22
1923 870 855 15
1924 947 911 36
1925 938 900 38
1926 776 745 31
1927 768 728 40
1928 689 652 37
1929 707 671 36
1930 629 597 32
1931 593 560 33
1932 535 514 21
1933 470 450 20
1934 456 431 25
1935 451 424 27
1936 411 376 35
1937 421 399 22
1938 378 350 28
1939 359 341 18
1940 354 327 27
1941 360 334 26
1942 367 333 34
1943 378 356 22
1944 330 309 21
1945 295 275 20
1946 382 353 29
1947 401 378 23
1948 406 374 32
1949 419 394 25
1950 377 362 15
1951 386 368 18
1952 437 419 18
1953 498 480 18
1954 384 367 17
1955 465 450 15
1956 428 403 25
1957 451 438 13
1958 372 357 15
1959 410 391 19
1960 408 393 15
1961 387 366 21
1962 404 394 10
1963 392 379 13
1964 403 388 15
1965 342 326 16
1966 360 350 10
1967 365 353 12
1968 394 382 12
1969 394 383 11
1970 435 417 18
1971 455 436 19
1972 368 358 10
1973 359 352 7
1974 390 381 9
1975 428 408 20
1976 431 411 20
1977 406 391 15
1978 379 364 15
1979 434 422 12
1980 506 494 12
1981 481 467 14
1982 496 488 8
1983 446 431 15
1984 432 419 13
1985 533 515 18
1986 494 482 12
1987 514 493 21
1988 565 557 8
1989 632 613 19
1990 803 785 18
1991 815 798 17
1992 1,075 1,053 22
1993 1,095 1,075 20
1994 1,144 1,132 12
1995 1,309 1,297 12
1996 1,480 1,469 11
1997 2,265 2,258 7
1998 2,835 2,826 9
1999 3,418 3,404 14 #97 girl name
2000 3,458 3,446 12 #94 girl name
2001 3,497 3,489 8 #88 girl name
2002 3,659 3,650 9 #85 girl name
2003 3,860 3,850 10 #83 girl name
2004 3,650 3,636 14 #87 girl name
2005 3,617 3,608 9 #89 girl name
2006 4,018 4,008 10 #87 girl name
2007 3,866 3,861 5 #87 girl name
2008 3,491 3,485 6 #97 girl name
2009 2,979 2,979 0
2010 2,659 2,653 6
2011 2,409 2,409 0
2012 2,374 2,374 0
2013 2,337 2,330 7
2014 2,318 2,313 5

Want to know about the populiarty of Isabel? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 112,530 babies born with the name Isabel in the United States. That's more than enough Isabels to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 81 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Isabel" was in 2006 with a total of 4,008 babies. (That's a lot of baby Isabels)

According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isabel" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 12 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 399 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Isabel popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Isabel

The name "Isabel" is of Spanish origin, and it means "God is my Oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Isabel Lucas

Isabel Lucas is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Isabel was born in 1985 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is an author and journalist. Isabel was born in 1942 as Isabel Allende Llona in Lima, Peru.

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Isabel Coixet

Isabel Coixet is a film director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Isabel was born in 1960 as Isabel Coixet Castillo in Sant Adria de Besos, Barcelona Spain.

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Isabel Fillardis

Isabel Fillardis is an actress and model. Isabel was born in 1973 as Isabel Cristina Teodoro Fillardis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Isabel Conner

Isabel was born in 1997.

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Alternative Meanings

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Your name in reverse order is "Lebasi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Siebal". 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 Isabel born Jan 16, 1992

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 Central India approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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.

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