Ishaq - boys name

Ishaq name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Ishaq name meaning:

The name Ishaq is of Hebrew origin and is derived from the name Isaac. It holds significant meanings in various cultures and religions. In Hebrew, Ishaq means "he laughs" or "laughter." This name has biblical origins as Isaac was the son of Abraham and Sarah, and his birth brought laughter and joy to his parents in their old age.

In Islam, Ishaq (pronounced as Is-haaq) is one of the prominent prophets and the son of Ibrahim (Abraham). His name is mentioned multiple times in the Quran, and he is regarded as a highly respected figure in Islamic tradition. Ishaq is recognized as a symbol of righteousness, faith, and obedience to God.

Overall, the name Ishaq carries a positive and joyful connotation. It signifies happiness, laughter, and the blessings of God. It is a name that has both biblical and Islamic significance and is often chosen by parents seeking a name with deep religious and cultural roots.

Origin: Egyptian


Related names

Ishaq , Ishaaq

Other boys names beginning with I


Overall UK ranking: 738 out of 4789

46 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Ishaq

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