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Isaiah Meaning


What does Isaiah mean?

The name Isaiah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Isaiah is "G-d is salvation".

Isaiah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced I-sai-ah.

The Given Name Isaiah

Isaiah is the anglicized form of the biblical Hebrew Yeshayahu.

In the Bible, Isaiah is a prophet is narrative is told in the Book of Isaiah.

He was said to have lived during the 8th century BCE Kingdom of Judah.

Isaiah falls into the biblical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Isaiah Frey, and Isaiah of Cracow.

Isaiah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 51 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,614 occurrences. It ranked 6,859 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 46 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,212 occurrences. It ranked 13,207 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Isaiah has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Isaiah Name Popularity Page.

Isaiah Related Names

Isaiah is a form of Yeshayahu.

Variants of the name Isaiah include Asaiah, Isaias, Isaiha, Isayah, Isiah, Izaiah, Izayah.

The names Eisa, Esa, Esaias, Ikaia, Isaia, Isaie, Isay, Jesua, Yeshaya, Yeshayahu are all forms of Isaiah.

Isaiah has the diminutive (nickname) Isai.

Famous Isaiahs

  • Isaiah ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 25:3, 1 Chr. 26:25, Ezra 8:7, Isa. 1:1, Neh. 11:7)
  • Isaiah Frey ~ Football Player
  • Isaiah of Cracow ~ Saint
  • Isaiah of Rostov ~ Saint
  • Isaiah Washington ~ Actor

Isaiah Numerology

What will your new littleIsaiah be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Isaiah are often multicolored and crafty but most of all they are read more >>

Isaiah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Isaiah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Isaiah.

Just for fun, see the name Isaiah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Isaiah in Nautical Flags page.