Isaiah

Isaiah - A unique male name



  Aug 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Isaiah, meaning Salvation of the Lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #435. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Isaiah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Isaiah? 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 Isaiah. The baby boy name Isaiah was given to 8,044 baby boys in 2012, ranking #42 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 204 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Isaiah peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2006 on position 39.



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Isaiah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Isaiah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #12 - and is the least popular in Montana at position #92.

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 Isaiah is where you live.


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Isaiah origin and meaning

Isaiah is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means Salvation of the Lord. To see famous people named Isaiah, pop culture references for the name Isaiah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Isaiah

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

Isaac / Isiah / Issac / Isaias / Izaiah / Isai / Ike / Isaak / Izayah / Isac /

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
201242
201143
201043
200941
200842
200743
200639
200545
200445
200349
200245
200143
200047
199951
199859
199760
199671
1995109
1994170
1993204
1992212
1991209
1990204
1989227
1988244
1987266
1986331
1985325
1984321
1983337
1982344
1981400
1980454
1979505
1978507
1977548
1976602
1975709
1974813
1973864
1972913
1971916
19701261
19691077
1968858
19671076
1966843
1965872
1964944
1963920
1962798
1961760
1960760
1959752
1958773
1957651
1956734
1955662
1954596
1953674
1952590
1951563
1950558
1949546
1948531
1947560
1946561
1945529
1944616
1943587
1942604
1941517
1940523
1939674
1938531
1937546
1936539
1935562
1934570
1933528
1932543
1931529
1930577
1929492
1928530
1927554
1926536
1925539
1924503
1923562
1922508
1921588
1920541
1919484
1918534
1917562
1916514
1915559
1914697
1913500
1912556
1911458
1910435

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico12
Arizona25
Hawaii25
Alaska32
Florida33
Tennessee34
South Dakota36
California39
Texas39
Nevada39
Kentucky40
Maryland43
West Virginia43
Colorado44
Georgia45
Washington45
North Carolina46
Delaware50
Michigan51
Alabama51
Missouri53
Indiana53
Oregon54
Arkansas55
Oklahoma56
Illinois58
Connecticut59
South Carolina59
Virginia59
Kansas59
Wisconsin60
Ohio61
Pennsylvania61
Rhode Island61
District of Columbia62
Louisiana62
Iowa63
Idaho63
Minnesota65
New Jersey65
North Dakota66
Maine67
New York67
Nebraska72
Vermont73
Mississippi74
Wyoming77
Massachusetts86
Utah89
Montana92
New Hampshire92

Even more about Isaiah


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 Isaiah a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Isaiah?

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
2006
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Isaiah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 204
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +8,044

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