Isra

First Name
950
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Isra

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Isra is of Arabic origin and means "Nocturnal journey".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Isra is of Arabic origin and means "Nocturnal journey".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Isra

Isra Girgrah is a world champion female boxer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Isra was born Isra Girgrah on September 16th, 1971 in Aden.

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Isra al-Modallal is a hamas spokesperson. Isra was born in Egypt.

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Isra Puerto is a sports team member for the CD Lugo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 30 30 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 26 26 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 31 31 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 41 41 0
2008 58 58 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 52 52 0
2011 49 49 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 56 56 0
2014 54 54 0
2015 66 66 0
2016 65 60 5
2017 65 65 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Isra

Interest is based how many people viewed this name from each country and is scaled based on the total views by each country so that large countries do not always show the most interest. Darker blue on the map indicates that people in the country are more likely to search for this name.

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Isra as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Isra

  • How Popular is the name Isra? Isra is the 10,920th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Isra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 950 babies born with the first name Isra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isra to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Isra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isra is Sunday, November 14th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Isra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isra was in 2015 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Isra Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isra is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Isra: Your name in reverse order is Arsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsai. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.