Name Israel Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Israel


Israel is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Israel?

Israel is a biblical name and derived from the Hebrew name Yisra’el.

What does the name Israel mean?

Israel means “God contends” (from Hebrew “sarah” = to fight/contend + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Israel

Variants of the name Israel


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Popularity of the name Israel

The name Israel is ranked #5255 overall.

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