Israel meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Arabic, English, Hebrew, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Contender with God and God Perseveres
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Customary and Enduring Israel is originated from Hebrew is chiefly used in Hebrew, Finnish, Arabic, English, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish, Israel means "Contender with God or God Perseveres" is aimed at both sexes. Israel is Latin equivalent of The Hebrew Name יִשְׂרָאֵל Meaning God Contended:. The name is celebrated on December 20th.

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Popularity of Israel

Israel was a popular name in United States. Over 62317 babies have been named Israel since 1880. At its zenith in 2006, it ranked 202nd when 1935 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 185 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names an amazing 79 times

In Spain, Israel was once a common name since emerging in 2002 it has been given to over 788 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 2004,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Israel is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 520 on boy names chart when 75 babies were named Israel. Over 980 people have been named Israel in England and Wales.

Israel is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 2001 and peaked in 2001 when it ranked 273rd. Also, it is among the top 400 boy names in France. There are over 794 babies that have been given the name Israel in France. It also recently appeared in Belgium baby boy names chart. However things change on global perspective, Israel is extremely popular in Mexico where every 1 in 700 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Brazil, Nigeria, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Philippines, Tanzania, DR Congo, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Ethiopia, Venezuela, El Salvador, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Peru, Chile, Angola, Uganda, Ecuador and Bolivia. As per our evaluation, over 690000 babies have been bestowed Israel around the globe.

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Israel in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Israel

At work, you are the innovator and researcher always focused on finding creative ways to solve things and improve the company's progress. You want to do everything as planned in life. You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions. Don't live to work. Work to live. People see you as an exceptional human being because of your determination and fearless attitude. Relax, no one is forcing you to do things as other people do it.

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  •  Kishwar - Prevalently used in Arabic, Arabic and Sindhi, Kishwar means "Realm, A Country or Region" is aimed at both boys and girls
  •  Champa - Meaning of Champa is Soothing or A Flower is of Sanskrit origin and a unisex name is commonly used in Tamil and Kannada
  •  Mashaal - Mashaal's meaning is Bright or Light is a unisex name is used in Punjabi and Arabic
  •  Rajeena - Girl name Rajeena is used prevalently in Tamil and Arabic, meaning of Rajeena is "Intelligent or Beautiful"
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Namesakes of Israel

    Israel Salanter, father of the Musar movement
  • Israel Shamir, Russian-born Swedish writer and journalist
  • Israel ben Moses Najara, Jewish liturgical poet, preacher
  • Israel Schorr, prominent cantor during the 'Golden Age of Hazzanut'
  • Israel Aharoni, zoologist
  • Israel Isserlein, which served as one source for 'HaMapah'
  • Israel Grodner, was one of the founding performers
  • Israel Rosenberg,
  • Israel Jacobson, German-Jewish philanthropist and communal organiser
  • Israel Isidor Elyashev, Jewish neurologist and the first Yiddish literary critic
  • Israel Washburn, Israel Washburn Sr
  • Israel Abrahams, was one of the most distinguished Jewish scholars of his generation
  • Israel Brekhman, research scientist
  • Israel Gollancz, scholar of early English literature and of Shakespeare
  • Israel Lewy, German-Jewish scholar
  • Israel ben Solomon Wahrmann, first officially recognized rabbi of Pest, Hungary
  • Israel Polack, Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian
  • Israel Pincas, Israeli poet
  • Israel Bruna, German rabbi and 'Posek'
  • Israel Holmgren, Swedish scientist
  • Israel Knohl, Israeli Bible scholar and historian
  • Israel Doniach, distinguished pathologist and expert on the causes and diagnosis of thyroid cancers
  • Israel Sieff, Baron Sieff, English businessman and Zionist
  • Israel Nathan Herstein, mathematician
  • Israel Silvestre, prolific French draftsman
  • Israel G. Lash, Congressional Representative
  • Israel Alnaqua, ethical writer and martyr who lived in Toledo
  • Israel Lipschitz, rabbi of the Acharonim era
  • Israel Dov Frumkin, pioneer of Hebrew journalism, author
  • Israel Williams, American educator and judge
  • Israel Galván, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer
  • Israel T. Hatch, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Israel Davidson, American Jewish writer and publisher and has been recognized as one of the leading American Hebrew writers
  • Israel Singer, was secretary general of the World Jewish Congress
  • Israel Kugler, noted American professor of sociology
  • Israel Segal, Israeli journalist, author
  • Israel Amter, Marxist politician and founding member of the Communist Party USA
  • Israel Gelfand, prominent Soviet mathematician
  • Israel Hanukoglu, Turkish-born Israeli scientist
  • Israel Finkelstein, Israeli archaeologist and academic
  • Israel Russell, American geologist and geographer
  • Israel Halperin, Canadian mathematician and social activist
  • Israel Putnam, military person
  • Israel Shahak, Israeli professor of organic chemistry, at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Israel Kirzner, British-born American economist closely identified with the Austrian School
  • Israel Regardie, English occultist
  • Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Native Hawaiian singer-songwriter, musician
  • Israel Zangwill, British author at the forefront of cultural Zionism during the 19th century
  • Israel Meir Kagan, influential rabbi of the Musar movement
  • Israel Tal, Israel Defense Forces general
  • Israel Pickens, American politician and lawyer
  • Israel Joshua Singer, Polish American novelist who wrote in Yiddish
  • Israel Vibration, reggae harmony group, originating from Kingston
  • Israel Harding, English recipient of the Victoria Cross

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