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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Isidor

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Alt. Meaning

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

S is for select, as few are chosen.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

R is for rich, in the love from others

Notable Persons Named Isidor

Isidor Straus was a co-owner of macy's department store, macy's, and co-owner ofmacy's department store. Isidor was born on February 6th, 1845 in Otterberg, Germany. Isidor is also known as Isadore Strauss. He passed away on April 15th, 1912.


Isidor Isaac Rabi was a scientist in the field of physics. Isidor was given the name Israel Isaac Rabi on July 29th, 1898 in Rymanów. He breathed his last breath on January 11th, 1988.


I. F. Stone was an investigative journalism and investigative journalist. I. was given the name Isidor Feinstein on December 24th, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He breathed his last breath on June 18th, 1989.


Isidor was given the name Isidor Srul Fisch on July 26th, 1905 in Leipzig. He left this life on March 29th, 1934.


Isidor was born on September 2nd, 1863 in Budapest. He died in 1958.


Edward Ludwig was a film director and writer. He was most active from 1921 to 1963. Edward was given the name Isidor Litwack on October 7th, 1899 in Balta, Odessa Oblast. He died on August 20th, 1982.


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Popularity of Isidor as a last name

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Common last names for Isidor

  • Cohen
  • Goldstein
  • Katz
  • Schwartz
  • Friedman
  • Goldberg
  • Stein
  • Berman
  • Kaplan
  • Klein
  • Kaufman
  • Adler

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Isidor U.S.
  White 9.01% 64.26%
  African American 42.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 46.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Isidor

People with the last name Isidor are most frequently African American or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Isidor

  • How Popular is the name Isidor? Isidor is the 19,013th most popular name of all time. As a last name Isidor was the 62,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Isidor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 384 babies born with the first name Isidor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isidor 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 Isidor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Isidor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isidor is Thursday, May 27th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Isidor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isidor was in 1914 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Isidor Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isidor is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Isidor: Your name in reverse order is Rodisi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Roiisd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Isidor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 322 people with the last name Isidor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Isidor? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Isidor as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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