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Israel meaning, origin, history

Name: Israel No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Jewish English Biblical Biblical Greek Hebrew
How to pronounce Israel ísrael What does my name mean?
Meanings: God Contended Beautiful Mountain Home-lover's Estate or Hill with Grass From the Mountain Town Place-name and Surname of One of the Great Noble Families of Scotland Hebrew origin, meaning, God protects, also: the Upright. In Germany, awarded for over 1000 years.

Israel was ranked 235 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 2.49% from its previous ranking of 241 in 2014. Israel was ranked 910 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 1.11% from its previous ranking of 900 in 2014. First name of Hebrew origin. Means "strong against God," If party on 20 December.. Nature rather discreet,Israelare tolerant beings, to listen to others. On conformist spirit,Israelare attached to traditions. Very active, efficient, and thoughtful beings are posed. On the positive,Israelstill see the bright side of things. Elegant, charming,Israelhave many assets to succeed in life.

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Israel is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 540 in 2014. Only 685 people have Israel as their first name. Israel is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Israel is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1968 and ranked 235 (0.039450% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 57316 people wear Israel as their first name. Israel is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 235 (0.039450% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 57316 people have Israel as their first name. Israel is not a native United States and Israel may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.016033% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Israel
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1968387334
1969385358
1970370423
1971345470
1972335486
1973329474
1974311528
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History of Israel

Israel imposed the nickname Jacob, son of Isaac, by the mysterious partner with whom he fought all night. The name also refers to the descendants of Jacob fraction of the Hebrew people which he is the ancestor and the kingdom founded by this people in Palestine.

Expression number of Israel is 1.

Israel loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Israel generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Israel Arael, Azrael, Esrael, Ezrael, Gabrael, Irael, Isarael, Israel, Isrrael, Izrael, Jarael, Jezrael, Jibrael, Rael, Yisrael, YsraelFamous people named Israel
Israel Powell in Sweet Nothing in My Ear as Actress
Razia Israeli in Schindler's List as Actress
Shavsha Israel in Close Encounters as Writer
Mollie Israel in Loser as Actress
Amy Israel in In Time as Producer
Robert Israel in The General as Composer
Ron Ben Israel in Lofty Genius as
Dick Israel in Badil as Actor
Israel Houghton in Israel and New Breed: Live from Another Level as
Israel Wright in Missing You as Actor
Names like Israel Isra, Israa, Israël, Israel, Israela, Israella, Israelle, Israh, Isral, Israyel, Isreal, Isriel, Isrrael
Israel Namesakes Comments : Israel is a proper name Italian male. The name Israel is also mentioned in the Book of Genesis ( 32,28 ), which is recounted the episode in which God changes the name to Jacob, calling him, in fact, Israel. Traditional name biblical, was adopted by Jacob after he wrestled with an angel ( Gn 32:28 ). It named the nation and the people of Israel. Common interpretation of the name derives from the nickname of Jacob, or Israel (איש רואה אל, Ish El roe, which translated means "the man who saw (the angel) YHWH "). "Eretz Yisrael" would therefore mean "Land of Jacob." The handwriting of this interpretation (ישראל) is closer to the word Israel (ישראל). Variants of the name are יִשְׂרָאֵל ( Yisra'el , Yisrael ), Ισραηλ ( Israel ), Israel, Ishrael, Izrael. - Dacia Hardisty
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