Ismail name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Turkish, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ismail is-ma-EEL
Meaning: Farsi for Ishmael, God Hears, God will Listen and The Biblical Ishm
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What does Ismail mean?

Unheard-of Ismail is used largely in Hindi, Russian, Arabic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Tamil, Turkish and Norwegian is of Hebrew origin, Ismail means "Farsi for Ishmael, A Prophet's Name, God will Listen or The Biblical Ishm" is used normally as a boy name .

Ismail is a form of venerable and biblical Ishmael. Anomalous Hebrew Ishmael, meaning of Ishmael is "In the Bible Ismael was Son of Abraham by Sarah's Egyptian Slave Woman Hagar, God will Hear and Son of Abraham".

Also Ismail is equivalent of Arabic إسماعيل and Turkish Ismail Forms of Ismael in Latin language.

How do I pronounce Ismail?

is-ma-EEL is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Ismail. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., i-smail, is-mail or ish-male.

Variants of Ismail

Ishmael, Esmael, Ismael, Ismahel

Names that rhyme with Ismail

How popular is the name Ismail?

Ismail is common in United States where over 3038 new-borns have been given the name since 1959. At its zenith in 2016, 170 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1127th position.

Also, A common name in England and Wales having over 3594 recievers in 23 years of usage. Recently the name is rising, in 2004, 205 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 219th position.

Also, Ismail was a common name in France. Over 5481 babies have been named Ismail since 1954. When at its peak in 2009,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 55 years but it is still going strong.

Ismail is a familiar baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names. Recently in 2018, 53 babies were given Ismail and it reached its peak ranking, 216 on boy names chart.

There are over 922 babies that have been given the name Ismail in Belgium. Ismail is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names.

Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 364 on boy names chart when 43 babies were named Ismail. Over 196 people have been named Ismail in Netherlands.

Ismail is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Ireland.

Also, it is among the top 400 boy names in Switzerland. There are over 259 babies that have been given the name Ismail in Switzerland. However things change on global perspective, Ismail is extremely popular in Turkey where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Indonesia, Nigeria, India, Egypt, Malaysia, Sudan and Bangladesh.

Also the baby name is popular in Morocco, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Yemen, Iraq, Algeria, Afghanistan, Jordan, Palestine, Eritrea, Russia, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Libya, Tunisia, Germany, Oman, Sri Lanka, Mozambique, Albania, Chad, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Maldives and Turkmenistan.

According to our findings, over 2470000 babies have been named Ismail globally.

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Ismail in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Ismail

You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions. Open your mind to new opinion and widen your perspective. You have high ideals. Use your mind and position to do great things you will be remembered for. To have dreams you want to accomplish means having a reason to wake up in the morning. Learn how to put your skills and abilities to work and get things done on your own.

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Famous people named Ismail

  • Ismail Qemali, Albanian politician and publicist
  • Ismail al-Azhari, Sudanese nationalist and political figure
  • Ismail Essam, athlete from Egypt
  • Ismail Ahmed Rajab Al Hadidi,
  • Ismail Abdul Rahman, Malaysian politician
  • Ismail Adil Shah, king of Bijapur
  • Ismail as-Sadr, Lebanese Grand Ayatollah
  • Ismail Mohd Ali, second Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and the chairman of the Pemodalan Nasional Berhad
  • Ismail Hossain Siraji, Bengali writer and poet
  • Ismail II, third Safavid Shah of Iran
  • Ismail Dawood, former professional first-class cricketer
  • Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Ismail Poonawala, professor of Arabic at the University of California
  • Ismail Yusupov, member of the Uyghur minority and a Soviet Communist political figure
  • Ismail Khandan, ruler of Khwarazm
  • Ismail Semed, Uighur activist executed by China for possession of illegal firearms and explosives
  • Ismail El-Gawsaqi, was Alexandria's governor
  • Ismail Fahmi, Egyptian diplomat and politician
  • Ismail Ahmedani, Saraiki novelist, fiction writer
  • Ismail Khan, politician in Afghanistan
  • Ismail Ibn Sharif, Sultan of Morocco from 1672–1727
  • Ismail Kadare, Albanian novelist, poet, essayist and playwright
  • Ismail al-Jazari, Muslim polymath: a scholar, inventor
  • Ismail I, founder of the Safavid dynasty
  • Ismail Nasiruddin of Terengganu, fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
  • Ismail of Johor, 23rd Sultan of Johor and the 3rd Sultan of modern Johor
  • Ismail Tiliwaldi, retired Chinese politician of Uyghur heritage
  • Ismail Merchant, Indian-born film producer and director
  • Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani artist born in Peshawar
  • Ismail Darbar, Indian composer and violinist
  • Ismail Haron, Singaporean singer
  • Ismail Ayob, South African lawyer
  • Ismail of Ghazni, emir of Ghazna, reigning for 7 months
  • Ismail Petra of Kelantan, former the Sultan of Kelantan
  • Ismail Yassine, Egyptian comedian/actor
  • Ismail ibn Ibrahim, was most notable for being the father of Imam Bukhari
  • Ismail Ahmed Ismail, Sudanese runner, who specializes in the 800 metres
  • Ismail Gaspirali, Crimean Tatar intellectual, educator
  • Ismail Matar, Emirati footballer
  • Ismail Mahmud Hurre, foreign minister of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia
  • Ismail Yakubu, professional footballer
  • Ismail Al-Ajmi, Omani footballer
  • Ismail Qasim Naji, chief of staff of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia and currently the Somali ambassador
  • Ismail Fatah Al Turk, Iraqi painter and sculptor
  • Ismail Youssef, former Egyptian football player
  • Ismail El Shafei, former men's professional tennis player and President of the Egyptian Tennis Federation
  • Ismail Kouha, football player from Morocco
  • Ismail Ba, Senegalese former football midfielder
  • In 2002, Ismail Din characterized the role of Dato Meera in comedy flick Mami Jarum.
  • In 1986 adventure and drama film, Mavi yolculuk, Ismail Hakki Sen portrayed Dr. Saffet.
  • In 1993, Ismail Yaacob characterized the role of Bakri in drama movie Perempuan, Isteri, dan Jalang.
  • Ismail Zahit, from 1919 drama, romance film Binnaz, who characterized the N.
  • In action film, Forces of Destiny: Special Forces and the Zombie Apocalypse War, Ismail Taher portrayed Seal Commander Miller.
  • Ismail Dümbüllü portrayed leading role of Keloglan in 1948 comedy flick Keloglan.
  • In 2010, Ismail Deniz characterized the role of Osman in music, romance movie Homies.
  • Ismail Rasheed, from 2013 thriller flick Ingili, who characterized Moosa.

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