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291k
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Isabella

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: God is my Oath
  • #246 All Time
  • #5 in 2015
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115k Isabel (Spanish)
84k Isabelle (French)

How popular is the baby 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 31 31 0
1973 31 31 0
1974 29 29 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 39 39 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 80 80 0
1989 140 140 0
1990 215 215 0
1991 305 305 0
1992 508 508 0
1993 828 828 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 5,066 5,059 7 #60 girl name
2000 6,250 6,242 8 #45 girl name
2001 8,837 8,831 6 #28 girl name
2002 12,176 12,165 11 #14 girl name
2003 13,789 13,771 18 #11 girl name
2004 15,064 15,015 49 #7 girl name
2005 15,190 15,174 16 #6 girl name
2006 18,236 18,218 18 #4 girl name
2007 19,151 19,130 21 #2 girl name
2008 18,634 18,607 27 #2 girl name
2009 22,309 22,283 26 #1 girl name
2010 22,920 22,890 30 #1 girl name
2011 19,908 19,882 26 #2 girl name
2012 19,100 19,082 18 #3 girl name
2013 17,617 17,599 18 #4 girl name
2014 17,047 17,027 20 #4 girl name
2015 15,525 15,504 21 #5 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Isabella baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290,933 babies born with the name Isabella in the United States. That's more than enough Isabellas to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 50 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Isabella" was in 2010 with a total of 22,890 babies. (That's a lot of baby Isabellas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isabella" ranks #1 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 2,090 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 22,309 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 "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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Isabella

Isabella Brewster
Isabella Oliver
Isabella Cruise
Isabella Jane
Isabella Peschardt

Alternative Meanings

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

A is for activities, for you have many.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Allebasi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lsbleiaa". 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 Apr 26, 1973

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 Sumatra approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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