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Popularity
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Ranked #3472

Ishmael

Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #3111).

What does the name "Ishmael" mean?

Ishmael (Hebrew): God will hear

The name "Ishmael" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God will hear". It's a name commonly given to boys.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

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

Your name in reverse order is "Leamhsi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahieslm". 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 "Ishmael" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Ishmael? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,320 babies born with the name Ishmael in the United States. That's more than enough Ishmaels to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ishmael" was in 1997 with a total of 152 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ishmael" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 100 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ishmael popular?



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

Past life for Ishmael born Jul 5, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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

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