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Ismael

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 5 0 5
1911 7 0 7
1912 8 0 8
1913 15 0 15
1914 15 0 15
1915 6 0 6
1916 10 0 10
1917 20 0 20
1918 13 0 13
1919 20 0 20
1920 23 0 23
1921 28 0 28
1922 27 0 27
1923 37 0 37
1924 28 0 28
1925 41 0 41
1926 43 0 43
1927 43 0 43
1928 52 0 52
1929 57 0 57
1930 75 0 75
1931 76 0 76
1932 57 0 57
1933 68 0 68
1934 39 0 39
1935 53 0 53
1936 39 0 39
1937 49 0 49
1938 58 0 58
1939 54 0 54
1940 40 0 40
1941 59 0 59
1942 65 0 65
1943 49 0 49
1944 79 0 79
1945 79 0 79
1946 96 0 96
1947 104 0 104
1948 116 0 116
1949 129 0 129
1950 131 0 131
1951 138 0 138
1952 146 0 146
1953 162 0 162
1954 163 0 163
1955 161 0 161
1956 203 0 203
1957 190 0 190
1958 191 0 191
1959 197 0 197
1960 210 0 210
1961 179 0 179
1962 233 0 233
1963 214 0 214
1964 219 0 219
1965 200 0 200
1966 233 0 233
1967 220 0 220
1968 253 0 253
1969 248 0 248
1970 301 0 301
1971 289 0 289
1972 280 0 280
1973 279 0 279
1974 364 0 364
1975 306 0 306
1976 353 5 348
1977 326 0 326
1978 344 6 338
1979 419 0 419
1980 386 0 386
1981 405 0 405
1982 441 6 435
1983 431 7 424
1984 380 0 380
1985 415 0 415
1986 445 0 445
1987 434 0 434
1988 474 0 474
1989 459 6 453
1990 557 0 557
1991 615 0 615
1992 600 0 600
1993 643 6 637
1994 650 8 642
1995 716 0 716
1996 779 7 772
1997 658 0 658
1998 744 0 744
1999 791 6 785
2000 808 5 803
2001 866 0 866
2002 809 0 809
2003 871 0 871
2004 911 6 905
2005 903 5 898
2006 987 0 987
2007 977 0 977
2008 935 0 935
2009 863 0 863
2010 823 0 823
2011 788 0 788
2012 776 0 776
2013 742 0 742
2014 806 0 806
2015 767 0 767

Want to know about the popularity of the Ismael baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,689 babies born with the name Ismael in the United States. That's more than enough Ismaels to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ismael" was in 2006 with a total of 987 babies.

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ismael" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 20 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Ismael

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

Ismael Rivera

Ismael Rivera is a singer-songwriter specializing in puerto rican music, cuban music, and boogaloo music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1948 to 1987. Ismael was born in 1931 in Santurce, Puerto Rico.

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Ismael Miranda

Ismael Miranda is a musical artist. Ismael was born in 1950 as Ismael Miranda Carrero in Aguada, Puerto Rico.

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Ismael Urzaiz

Ismael Urzaiz is a football biography. Ismael was born in 1971 in Tudela, Spain.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ismael

Ismael Cala
Ismael Cruz Cordova
Ismael Lo
Ismael Ozanne
Ismael Zambada García
Ismael Bennacer
Ismael Londt
Ismael Nazario
Ismael Serrano

Alternative Meanings

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

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

E is for endear, all those you touch.

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

Your name in reverse order is "Leamsi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sailme". 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 Ismael born May 3, 1995

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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 Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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