Issac

Issac - A very unique male name



  Jan 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Issac, meaning laughter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #648. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Issac and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Issac? 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 Issac. The baby boy name Issac was given to 591 baby boys in 2012, ranking #436 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,777 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Issac peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2008 on position 380.



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Issac is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Issac is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #222 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #743.

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 Issac is where you live.


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Issac origin and meaning

Issac is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means laughter. To see famous people named Issac, pop culture references for the name Issac and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Issac

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

Isaac / Isaiah / Isiah / 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
2012436
2011429
2010434
2009420
2008380
2007383
2006407
2005404
2004398
2003397
2002412
2001403
2000456
1999443
1998483
1997500
1996526
1995575
1994610
1993607
1992650
1991612
1990635
1989710
1988713
1987783
1986707
1985653
1984725
1983584
1982644
1981599
1980609
1979618
1978719
1977780
1976687
1975755
1974680
1973735
1972669
1971832
1970832
19691229
19681310
19671038
19661002
1965973
1964863
1963945
1962909
1961935
1960989
1959992
1958757
1957994
1956812
1955782
1954750
1953710
1952838
1951832
1950730
1949826
1948675
1947797
1946899
1945734
1944797
1943861
1942896
1941729
1939793
1938727
1937813
1936831
1935916
1934840
1933918
1932666
19311502
19301091
1929773
1928825
1927815
1926976
19251843
1924800
1923821
1922828
1921967
1920824
1919827
1918855
19171702
1916911
1915835
1912713
1911648

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico222
Nevada266
California297
Arizona313
West Virginia334
Texas350
Oregon351
Oklahoma415
Mississippi432
Tennessee444
Virginia468
Louisiana469
Missouri477
Iowa480
Massachusetts488
Utah504
Alabama514
Washington522
Illinois522
Ohio539
North Carolina548
Kansas551
Wisconsin552
New Jersey564
Colorado564
Georgia567
South Carolina577
Pennsylvania606
Minnesota642
New York648
Indiana688
Florida701
Michigan732
Maryland743

Even more about Issac


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 Issac 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 Issac?

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
2008
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Issac
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,777
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +591

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