Ismael

Ismael - A very unique male name



  Aug 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ismael appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #916. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ismael and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ismael? 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 Ismael. The baby boy name Ismael was given to 732 baby boys in 2012, ranking #385 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,242 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ismael peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 321.



Famous with this name

Ismael Lotz
Ismael Merlo
Ismael Morillo


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Ismael is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ismael is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #212 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #872.

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 Ismael is where you live.


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Ismael origin and meaning

Ismael is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ismael, pop culture references for the name Ismael and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ismael

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

Ishmael / Ismail / Izmael / Ismaeel / Ishmel / Ismaila /

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
2012385
2011376
2010361
2009355
2008347
2007326
2006322
2005334
2004332
2003335
2002342
2001321
2000344
1999341
1998355
1997376
1996336
1995346
1994367
1993370
1992379
1991370
1990411
1989443
1988411
1987415
1986400
1985413
1984413
1983385
1982384
1981395
1980406
1979389
1978420
1977432
1976403
1975436
1974394
1973450
1972457
1971470
1970454
1969474
1968467
1967480
1966478
1965513
1964506
1963535
1962489
1961559
1960519
1959532
1958517
1957537
1956504
1955529
1954524
1953501
1952524
1951512
1950535
1949533
1948547
1947594
1946589
1945553
1944591
1943724
1942652
1941664
1940741
1939639
1938644
1937715
1936744
1935667
1934750
1933599
1932640
1931584
1930626
1929681
1928721
1927839
1926891
1925870
19241019
1923872
19221060
19211003
19201282
19191211
19181424
19171041
19151615
1914995
1913937
1912916

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California212
Arizona233
Texas248
New Mexico249
Oregon313
Washington335
New Jersey337
Nevada357
New York360
Florida378
Massachusetts423
Illinois461
Iowa498
Connecticut500
Colorado589
Indiana589
Georgia597
Pennsylvania605
North Carolina607
Oklahoma656
Utah657
Virginia707
South Carolina736
Missouri770
Louisiana773
Tennessee802
Michigan872

Even more about Ismael


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 Ismael 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ismael?

2 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
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ismael
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,242
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +732

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