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275k
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since 1880

Isabella

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: God is my Oath
  • #261 All Time
  • #4 in 2014
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113k Isabel (Spanish)
81k Isabelle (French)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 50 50 0
1881 50 50 0
1882 44 44 0
1883 54 54 0
1884 76 76 0
1885 48 48 0
1886 80 80 0
1887 58 58 0
1888 63 63 0
1889 80 80 0
1890 91 91 0
1891 79 79 0
1892 88 88 0
1893 109 109 0
1894 92 92 0
1895 90 90 0
1896 88 88 0
1897 86 86 0
1898 86 86 0
1899 94 94 0
1900 128 128 0
1901 92 92 0
1902 84 84 0
1903 96 96 0
1904 88 88 0
1905 105 105 0
1906 110 110 0
1907 126 126 0
1908 112 112 0
1909 97 97 0
1910 151 151 0
1911 129 129 0
1912 161 161 0
1913 165 165 0
1914 187 187 0
1915 242 242 0
1916 246 246 0
1917 237 237 0
1918 254 254 0
1919 274 274 0
1920 252 252 0
1921 236 236 0
1922 241 241 0
1923 228 228 0
1924 231 231 0
1925 205 205 0
1926 187 187 0
1927 182 182 0
1928 178 178 0
1929 155 155 0
1930 142 142 0
1931 138 138 0
1932 129 129 0
1933 116 116 0
1934 90 90 0
1935 93 93 0
1936 80 80 0
1937 105 105 0
1938 100 100 0
1939 86 86 0
1940 77 77 0
1941 96 96 0
1942 71 71 0
1943 91 91 0
1944 76 76 0
1945 64 64 0
1946 74 74 0
1947 83 83 0
1948 77 77 0
1949 69 69 0
1950 55 55 0
1951 64 64 0
1952 63 63 0
1953 63 63 0
1954 53 53 0
1955 61 61 0
1956 64 64 0
1957 65 65 0
1958 52 52 0
1959 49 49 0
1960 54 54 0
1961 53 53 0
1962 48 48 0
1963 50 50 0
1964 46 46 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 45 45 0
1967 44 44 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 40 40 0
1972 32 32 0
1973 32 32 0
1974 30 30 0
1975 33 33 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 24 24 0
1978 26 26 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 37 37 0
1981 38 38 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 34 34 0
1986 60 60 0
1987 74 74 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 139 139 0
1990 215 215 0
1991 305 305 0
1992 508 508 0
1993 827 827 0
1994 1,277 1,277 0
1995 1,738 1,738 0
1996 2,109 2,109 0
1997 2,866 2,861 5
1998 3,849 3,849 0 #84 girl name
1999 5,064 5,057 7 #60 girl name
2000 6,250 6,242 8 #45 girl name
2001 8,836 8,830 6 #28 girl name
2002 12,176 12,165 11 #14 girl name
2003 13,788 13,770 18 #11 girl name
2004 15,063 15,014 49 #7 girl name
2005 15,188 15,172 16 #6 girl name
2006 18,231 18,213 18 #4 girl name
2007 19,149 19,128 21 #2 girl name
2008 18,630 18,603 27 #2 girl name
2009 22,304 22,278 26 #1 girl name
2010 22,913 22,883 30 #1 girl name
2011 19,896 19,870 26 #2 girl name
2012 19,076 19,058 18 #3 girl name
2013 17,591 17,573 18 #4 girl name
2014 16,969 16,950 19 #4 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Isabella? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 275,236 babies born with the name Isabella in the United States. That's more than enough Isabellas to occupy the country of Barbados with an estimated population of 274,200 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 50 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Isabella" was in 2010 with a total of 22,883 babies. (That's a lot of baby Isabellas)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isabella" ranks #15 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 108 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 15,063 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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Where is the name Isabella popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Isabella

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

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini is an actress, filmmaker, author, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Isabella was born in 1952 as Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini in Rome, Italy.

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Isabella Hofmann

Isabella Hofmann is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Isabella was born in 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Isabella Leung

Isabella Leung is a chinese-language singer and actor . Isabella was born in 1978 as Luisa Isabella Nolasco da Silva in Macau.

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Alternative Meanings

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

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

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Allebasi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ilsbaela". 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 Isabella born Oct 28, 1965

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 Russia approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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