Ismail

Ismail - A very unique male name



  Jul 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ismail appeared on the charts for the first time in 1979 on position #2206. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ismail and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ismail? 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 Ismail. The baby boy name Ismail was given to 89 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1253 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 18,439 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ismail peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 1234.



Famous with this name

Zulkifli Ismail
R.D. Ismail
?smail Demirci


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Ismail is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ismail is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #649 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,375.

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 Ismail is where you live.


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Ismail origin and meaning

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

Similar to Ismail

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

Ismael / Ishmael / 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
20121253
20111234
20101671
20091459
20081731
20071447
20061353
20052181
20041521
20031491
20021359
20011392
20001662
19991622
19981383
19971445
19961925
19951547
19941619
19931451
19922450
19911555
19901555
19881777
19831644
19822106
19801442
19792206

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota649
Maryland742
New Jersey803
Illinois838
Michigan873
New York900
Pennsylvania1081
Ohio1102
Texas1260
California1375

Even more about Ismail


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 Ismail 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 Ismail?

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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ismail
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 18,439
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1979
2012 births +89

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