Isabel

Isabel - A very unique female name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Isabel, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #184. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Isabel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Isabel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Isabel. The baby girl name Isabel was given to 2,333 baby girls in 2012, ranking #135 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 606 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Isabel peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 83.



Famous with this name

Isabel Coixet
Isabel Lucas
Isabel Glasser


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Rating: 4/5 (19 people)


Isabel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Isabel is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #69 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #387.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Isabel is where you live.


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Isabel origin and meaning

Isabel is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Isabel, pop culture references for the name Isabel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Isabel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Isabel, sorted by popularity.

Isabella / Isabelle / Izabella / Isabell / Isabela / Izabelle / Izabel / Isobel / Izzabella / Izabela /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012135
2011128
2010116
2009110
200896
200786
200687
200589
200487
200383
200285
200188
200093
199997
1998118
1997141
1996198
1995217
1994248
1993258
1992270
1991330
1990343
1989411
1988420
1987459
1986453
1985432
1984482
1983465
1982444
1981463
1980436
1979462
1978512
1977477
1976454
1975456
1974462
1973487
1972477
1971456
1970480
1969501
1968492
1967514
1966491
1965520
1964488
1963497
1962487
1961500
1960488
1959495
1958506
1957447
1956449
1955411
1954457
1953389
1952408
1951428
1950421
1949406
1948414
1947416
1946408
1945420
1944402
1943396
1942398
1941383
1940373
1939358
1938355
1937318
1936317
1935311
1934305
1933289
1932280
1931264
1930261
1929242
1928257
1927244
1926240
1925215
1924218
1923223
1922218
1921204
1920199
1919196
1918190
1917198
1916182
1915179
1914179
1913180
1912181
1911172
1910184

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont69
District of Columbia71
Kansas82
New Mexico85
California86
Washington89
Colorado90
Virginia99
Texas103
Idaho105
Arizona106
Massachusetts107
Nevada108
Connecticut111
Illinois113
Nebraska115
Minnesota117
Iowa128
Oregon129
New York135
Maine135
Utah136
Alaska139
Florida145
Wisconsin148
Georgia149
Maryland159
Missouri184
North Carolina184
Arkansas189
Pennsylvania190
Ohio193
Michigan196
Hawaii199
Indiana200
New Jersey223
Kentucky224
South Carolina230
West Virginia266
Tennessee268
Oklahoma284
Alabama353
Louisiana387

Even more about Isabel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Isabel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Isabel?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Isabel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 606
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,333

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