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Pronunciation

ɪzriəl

Origin

English

Meaning

Here's a surprising name, because the ancient form of Israel is in fact the name we know today as Jacob! Opinions about this little boys' name are wonderfully positive. People love the name Israel, especially as an elegant middle name, saying it sounds strong, modern and even rugged! Adorable nicknames include Issy and Izzy.

Rank in the year 2015

Israel was ranked #446 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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