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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ishmel

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I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

Notable Persons Named Ishmel

Ishmel Demontagnac is a soccer player for the Thurrock F.C., Arsenal F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Walsall F.C., Blackpool F.C., Chesterfield F.C., Stockport County F.C., Notts County F.C., Northampton Town F.C., England national under-18 football team, and England national under-19 football team. Ishmel was born on June 15th, 1988 in Newham, England. Ishmel is also known as Demontagnac and Ishmel Abendigo.


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Fun Facts about the name Ishmel

  • How Popular is the name Ishmel? Ishmel is the 22,126th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ishmel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 291 babies born with the first name Ishmel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ishmel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ishmel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ishmel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ishmel is Friday, July 1st, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ishmel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ishmel was in 2000 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Ishmel Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ishmel is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Ishmel: Your name in reverse order is Lemhsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eismlh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ishmel born May 12, 1967

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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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