Name Ishmael

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ishmael

Ishmael is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Ishmael

Ishmael derived from the Hebrew name Yishma’el / יִשְׁמָעֵאל. Ishmael is a figure in the Tanakh and the Quran and was the first son of Abraham.

Meaning of Ishmael

The name Ishmael means “God will hear” (from Hebrew “‘shamá/שָׁמַע” = to hear/to listen + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Ishmael

Variants of the name Ishmael

Ismaël Ismael

Ishmael in the categories

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Name Statistic: Ishmael is ranked #7608 overall ↑↑ 2065

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1970 ↓↓ -533
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2641 ↓↓ -999
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2740 ↑↑ 6126
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3804 ↑↑ 667
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4017 ↓↓ -1458
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4042 ↑↑ 820
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4074 ↓↓ -1640
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4876 ↑↑ 1430
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4887 ↑↑ 598
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 5759 ↑↑ 1392
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 6689 ↑↑ 4688
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7165 ↑↑ 6355
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 9124 ↑↑ 3382
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9582 ↓↓ -421
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 9891 ↓↓ -2201
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11936 ↓↓ -212
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 12574 ↓↓ -214
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 13179 ↓↓ -2795
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 13996 ↓↓ -426
Name Ishmael

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