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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Isreal

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Alt. Meaning

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for serious, not always joking.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

A is for aware, of your surroundings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Isreal

Clarence was born on February 15th, 1918 in Marietta, Georgia. He died on April 12th, 1987.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1882 7 0 7
1883 6 0 6
1884 7 0 7
1892 6 0 6
1895 9 0 9
1898 5 0 5
1899 6 0 6
1900 7 0 7
1902 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1906 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1908 10 0 10
1909 5 0 5
1910 8 0 8
1911 8 0 8
1912 12 0 12
1913 17 0 17
1914 17 0 17
1915 20 0 20
1916 15 0 15
1917 29 0 29
1918 19 0 19
1919 20 0 20
1920 30 0 30
1921 21 0 21
1922 26 0 26
1923 22 0 22
1924 16 0 16
1925 19 0 19
1926 17 0 17
1927 24 0 24
1928 19 0 19
1929 19 0 19
1930 20 0 20
1931 13 0 13
1932 17 0 17
1933 24 0 24
1934 16 0 16
1935 14 0 14
1936 13 0 13
1937 19 0 19
1938 16 0 16
1939 31 0 31
1940 10 0 10
1941 15 0 15
1942 26 0 26
1943 18 0 18
1944 18 0 18
1945 22 0 22
1946 23 0 23
1947 25 0 25
1948 15 0 15
1949 22 0 22
1950 19 0 19
1951 16 0 16
1952 12 0 12
1953 16 0 16
1954 29 0 29
1955 25 0 25
1956 30 0 30
1957 26 0 26
1958 22 0 22
1959 25 0 25
1960 26 0 26
1961 20 0 20
1962 15 0 15
1963 19 0 19
1964 22 0 22
1965 22 0 22
1966 27 0 27
1967 21 0 21
1968 36 0 36
1969 27 0 27
1970 28 0 28
1971 54 0 54
1972 44 0 44
1973 58 0 58
1974 40 0 40
1975 54 0 54
1976 62 0 62
1977 40 0 40
1978 46 0 46
1979 45 0 45
1980 43 0 43
1981 50 0 50
1982 38 0 38
1983 36 0 36
1984 42 0 42
1985 48 0 48
1986 57 0 57
1987 55 0 55
1988 42 0 42
1989 44 0 44
1990 42 0 42
1991 57 0 57
1992 67 5 62
1993 47 0 47
1994 67 0 67
1995 67 0 67
1996 70 6 64
1997 75 0 75
1998 83 0 83
1999 83 9 74
2000 104 10 94
2001 83 5 78
2002 58 5 53
2003 85 7 78
2004 75 0 75
2005 107 0 107
2006 121 0 121
2007 116 0 116
2008 116 0 116
2009 98 5 93
2010 69 0 69
2011 75 0 75
2012 64 0 64
2013 57 0 57
2014 58 0 58
2015 59 0 59
2016 65 6 59
2017 56 0 56

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Popularity of Isreal as a first name

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Popularity of Isreal as a last name

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Common last names for Isreal

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Common first names for Isreal

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Isreal U.S.
  White 30.03% 64.26%
  African American 61.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Isreal

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

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Fun Facts about the name Isreal

  • How Popular is the name Isreal? Isreal is the 4,111th most popular name of all time. As a last name Isreal was the 26,534th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Isreal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,360 babies born with the first name Isreal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isreal to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isreal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Isreal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isreal is Monday, October 7th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Isreal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isreal was in 2006 with a total of 121 babies.
  • Random Isreal Factoid: According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isreal is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1945.
  • Weird things about the name Isreal: Your name in reverse order is Laersi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeslri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Isreal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 919 people with the last name Isreal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Isreal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Isreal as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k 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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