Isidore

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
599
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Isidore

"Isidore" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Gift of Isis". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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French form of the name of early Spanish saints, from Ancient Greek Ἰσίδωρος (Isídōros), meaning "gift of (the goddess) Isis".

  1. A male given name
  2. (rare) A surname of Spanish origin.

Isidore was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Norman

Notable Persons Named Isidore

Yip Harburg was a lyricist. Yip was given the name Isidore Hochberg on April 8th, 1896 in Manhattan. Yip is also known as E.Y. Harburg and Yipsel Harburg. He died on March 5th, 1981.

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Isidore Isou was a writer. Isidore was born on January 29th, 1925 in Botoșani. He died on July 28th, 2007.

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Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire was a scientist in the field of zoology. Isidore was born on December 16th, 1805 in Paris. He passed away on November 10th, 1861.

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Bob Stewart was a television producer. He was most prominent from 1956 to 1991. Bob was given the name Isidore L. Steinberg on August 27th, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He breathed his last breath on May 4th, 2012.

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Lou Tellegen was an actor, director, screenwriter, and film director. He was most prominent from 1910 to 1910. Lou was given the name Isidore Louis Bernard Edmon van Dommelen on November 26th, 1881 in Sint-Oedenrode. He left this life on October 29th, 1934.

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Isidore of Kiev was a cardinal. He was most prominent from 1458 to 1463. He passed away on April 27th, 1463.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Isidore

Saint Isidore was a saint. He holds the title Confessor. Saint was born in 1070 in Madrid. He breathed his last breath in 1130.

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Reg Isidore was a rock and blues rock musician. He was most prominent from 1970 to 2009. Reg was born Reg Isidore on August 4th, 1949 in Aruba. He breathed his last breath on March 22nd, 2009.

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Elder was born in 1814. He breathed his last breath in 1908.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 0 6
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1887 6 0 6
1888 5 0 5
1889 7 0 7
1892 8 0 8
1893 8 0 8
1894 8 0 8
1895 8 0 8
1896 10 0 10
1897 9 0 9
1898 7 0 7
1899 14 0 14
1900 15 0 15
1901 5 0 5
1902 9 0 9
1903 11 0 11
1904 16 0 16
1905 10 0 10
1906 17 0 17
1907 16 0 16
1908 32 0 32
1909 28 0 28
1910 43 0 43
1911 53 0 53
1912 101 0 101
1913 115 0 115
1914 156 0 156
1915 182 0 182
1916 179 0 179
1917 174 0 174
1918 171 0 171
1919 183 0 183
1920 130 0 130
1921 130 0 130
1922 128 0 128
1923 102 0 102
1924 96 0 96
1925 77 0 77
1926 60 0 60
1927 38 0 38
1928 56 0 56
1929 32 0 32
1930 39 0 39
1931 29 0 29
1932 12 0 12
1933 13 0 13
1934 16 0 16
1935 14 0 14
1936 13 0 13
1937 16 0 16
1938 12 0 12
1939 16 0 16
1940 7 0 7
1941 9 0 9
1942 7 0 7
1943 15 0 15
1944 10 0 10
1945 9 0 9
1946 8 0 8
1947 10 0 10
1948 12 0 12
1949 14 0 14
1950 9 0 9
1951 20 0 20
1952 13 0 13
1953 19 0 19
1954 14 0 14
1955 15 0 15
1956 12 0 12
1957 10 0 10
1958 13 0 13
1959 10 0 10
1960 18 0 18
1961 16 0 16
1962 20 0 20
1963 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1965 8 0 8
1967 11 0 11
1968 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 8 0 8
1972 6 0 6
1976 6 0 6
1977 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1981 8 0 8
1985 7 0 7
1988 5 0 5
1990 9 0 9
1991 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
1996 5 0 5
1999 5 0 5
2000 6 0 6
2002 10 0 10
2003 7 0 7
2004 6 0 6
2005 7 0 7
2006 5 0 5
2007 9 0 9
2008 9 0 9
2009 5 0 5
2010 8 0 8
2011 7 0 7
2012 5 0 5
2013 13 0 13
2014 15 0 15
2015 11 0 11
2016 11 0 11

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Popularity of Isidore as a first name

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Popularity of Isidore as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Isidore U.S.
  White 11.85% 64.26%
  African American 77.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Isidore

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

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Fun Facts about the name Isidore

  • How Popular is the name Isidore? Isidore is the 4,962nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Isidore was the 37,229th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Isidore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,204 babies born with the first name Isidore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isidore to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isidore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Isidore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isidore is Monday, March 15th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Isidore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isidore was in 1919 with a total of 183 babies.
  • Random Isidore Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isidore ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 150 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Isidore: Your name in reverse order is Erodisi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Riiesod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Isidore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 599 people with the last name Isidore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Isidore? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Isidore as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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