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