Isabella

Isabella - A very popular female name



  Mar 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Isabella, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #318. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Isabella and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Isabella? 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 Isabella. The baby girl name Isabella was given to 18,931 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 75 baby girls were given this name - making this a very popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Isabella peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 1.



Famous with this name

Isabella Sermon
Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Amara


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Rating: 4/5 (25 people)


Isabella is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Isabella is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #33.

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 Isabella is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Isabella is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Isabella goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 3 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Isabella origin and meaning

Isabella is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Isabella, pop culture references for the name Isabella and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Isabella

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

Isabel / 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
20123
20112
20101
20091
20082
20072
20064
20056
20047
200311
200214
200128
200045
199960
199884
1997114
1996151
1995174
1994224
1993321
1992482
1991703
1990922
19891096
19881514
19871430
19861686
19852941
19842267
19832269
19821964
19812481
19801864
19793225
19782759
19772762
19762095
19752129
19742287
19732149
19712342
19702373
19692658
19682083
19671583
19661486
19651835
19641623
19631506
19621545
19611486
19601413
19591551
19581463
19571259
19561287
19551290
19541363
19531281
19521193
19511257
19501282
19491093
1948935
1947910
1946931
1945981
1944810
1943820
1942949
1941719
1940794
1939788
1938696
1937698
1936766
1935787
1934712
1933643
1932577
1931551
1930618
1929551
1928536
1927535
1926523
1925492
1924470
1923459
1922438
1921463
1920436
1919397
1918430
1917431
1916419
1915393
1914430
1913386
1912374
1911375
1910318

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1
New York2
Arizona2
California2
Texas2
New Jersey2
New Mexico2
Kentucky2
Nevada2
Louisiana3
Oklahoma3
Connecticut3
Delaware3
Georgia3
Hawaii3
Illinois3
West Virginia3
Arkansas4
Massachusetts4
Colorado4
Oregon4
Rhode Island4
South Carolina4
Tennessee4
New Hampshire4
Washington4
Kansas4
Alabama4
Ohio5
Maryland5
Michigan5
Pennsylvania5
Missouri5
North Carolina5
Virginia5
Indiana5
Wisconsin5
Montana6
Vermont6
Mississippi7
South Dakota7
Minnesota8
Nebraska8
Alaska9
Maine11
Iowa12
North Dakota12
Idaho16
Wyoming17
Utah25
District of Columbia33

Even more about Isabella


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 Isabella 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 popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Isabella?

4 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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Isabella
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 75
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +18,931

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