Isabelle

First Name
90k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Isabelle mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Isabelle

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

Wiktionary

From French Isabelle. Variant of the standard English Isabel.

  1. A female given name.

Isabelle was also found in the following language(s): French, German, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Isabelle

Isabelle Huppert is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Isabelle was born on March 16th, 1953 in Paris.

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She was most active from 1970 to present. Isabelle was given the name Isabelle Yasmina Adjani on June 27th, 1955 in Paris.

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Isabelle Fuhrman is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Isabelle was born on February 25th, 1997 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Zaz is a jazz and chanson musician. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Zaz was given the name Isabelle Geffroy on May 1st, 1980 in Tours. Zaz is also known as Geffroy and Isabelle (birth name).

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France Gall is a yé-yé, french pop music, and synthpop musician. She holds the title France Gall – Ella and Elle L'a. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to 1997. France was given the name Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall on October 9th, 1947. France is also known as France Gall.

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Isabelle Huppert filmography is an actress. They were most active from 1971 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Isabelle

Katharine Isabelle is an actress. She was most active from 1989 to present. Katharine was born on November 2nd, 1981 in Vancouver.

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Isabelle was royalty. She holds the title Countess of Paris. Isabelle was born as the child of Pedro de Alcântara, Prince of Grão-Pará, and Countess Elisabeth Dobržensky de Dobrženicz on August 13th, 1911 in Eu, Seine-Maritime. She died on July 5th, 2003.

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She holds the title Duchess of Guise and List of consorts of Guise. Princess was born as the child of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans on May 7th, 1878 in Eu, Seine-Maritime. She left this life on April 21st, 1961.

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She holds the title Princess of Naples, Sicily, and House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Maria was born as the child of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria on December 2nd, 1793 in Naples. She died on April 23rd, 1801.

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Ana Isabelle is a singer, actress, and dancer. Ana was given the name Ana Isabel Acevedo Avilés on April 11th, 1986.

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She holds the title Duchess of Tallard. Marie was born as the child of Hercule Mériadec, Duke of Rohan-Rohan, and Anne Geneviève de Lévis on January 17th, 1699 in Rue de Paradis, Paris, France. She breathed her last breath on January 5th, 1754.

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How popular is the baby name Isabelle in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 80 80 0
1881 82 82 0
1882 81 81 0
1883 91 91 0
1884 115 115 0
1885 105 105 0
1886 136 136 0
1887 108 108 0
1888 153 153 0
1889 141 141 0
1890 156 156 0
1891 130 130 0
1892 213 213 0
1893 205 205 0
1894 184 184 0
1895 205 205 0
1896 180 180 0
1897 215 215 0
1898 221 221 0
1899 181 181 0
1900 224 224 0
1901 194 194 0
1902 204 204 0
1903 213 213 0
1904 223 223 0
1905 253 253 0
1906 278 278 0
1907 291 291 0
1908 308 308 0
1909 326 326 0
1910 389 389 0
1911 377 377 0
1912 520 520 0
1913 606 606 0
1914 739 739 0
1915 942 942 0
1916 927 927 0
1917 982 982 0
1918 886 886 0
1919 887 887 0
1920 899 899 0
1921 846 846 0
1922 794 794 0
1923 723 723 0
1924 759 759 0
1925 709 709 0
1926 636 636 0
1927 570 570 0
1928 532 532 0
1929 496 496 0
1930 438 438 0
1931 389 389 0
1932 364 364 0
1933 330 330 0
1934 272 272 0
1935 251 251 0
1936 225 225 0
1937 179 179 0
1938 161 161 0
1939 151 151 0
1940 188 188 0
1941 157 157 0
1942 176 176 0
1943 160 160 0
1944 148 148 0
1945 131 131 0
1946 124 124 0
1947 151 151 0
1948 124 124 0
1949 112 112 0
1950 103 103 0
1951 122 122 0
1952 112 112 0
1953 110 110 0
1954 98 98 0
1955 98 98 0
1956 88 88 0
1957 109 109 0
1958 81 81 0
1959 106 106 0
1960 98 98 0
1961 103 103 0
1962 98 98 0
1963 89 89 0
1964 103 103 0
1965 78 78 0
1966 73 73 0
1967 61 61 0
1968 53 53 0
1969 58 58 0
1970 57 57 0
1971 45 45 0
1972 59 59 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 47 47 0
1975 52 52 0
1976 45 45 0
1977 40 40 0
1978 38 38 0
1979 42 42 0
1980 48 48 0
1981 48 48 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 47 47 0
1984 61 61 0
1985 46 46 0
1986 60 60 0
1987 92 92 0
1988 120 120 0
1989 139 139 0
1990 172 172 0
1991 193 193 0
1992 240 240 0
1993 278 278 0
1994 443 443 0
1995 508 508 0
1996 726 726 0
1997 1,163 1,163 0
1998 1,591 1,591 0
1999 1,953 1,953 0
2000 2,340 2,340 0
2001 2,943 2,943 0
2002 3,063 3,063 0
2003 3,110 3,110 0
2004 3,107 3,098 9
2005 3,283 3,283 0 #96 girl name
2006 4,045 4,039 6 #84 girl name
2007 4,104 4,104 0 #79 girl name
2008 3,573 3,568 5 #93 girl name
2009 3,306 3,306 0 #100 girl name
2010 2,896 2,896 0
2011 2,664 2,664 0
2012 2,502 2,502 0
2013 2,756 2,756 0
2014 3,070 3,070 0 #96 girl name
2015 3,214 3,214 0 #94 girl name
2016 3,025 3,025 0
2017 3,145 3,145 0 #92 girl name

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Popularity of Isabelle as a first name

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Popularity of Isabelle as a last name

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Common last names for Isabelle

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Clark
  • White
  • Young
  • Harris
  • Lewis

Common first names for Isabelle

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Isabelle U.S.
  White 78.34% 64.26%
  African American 15.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Isabelle

People with the last name Isabelle are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Isabelle

  • What name lists does Isabelle rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Isabelle? Isabelle is the 685th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Isabelle was the 92nd most popular name. As a last name Isabelle was the 22,334th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Isabelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 90,360 babies born with the first name Isabelle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isabelle to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isabelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 80 new born babies.
  • When was Isabelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isabelle is Monday, November 5th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Isabelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isabelle was in 2007 with a total of 4,104 babies. That's a lot of babies named Isabelle!
  • Random Isabelle Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isabelle ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 36 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Isabelle: Your name in reverse order is Ellebasi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeilblas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Isabelle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,154 people with the last name Isabelle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Isabelle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Isabelle as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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