Isra - girls name

Isra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Isra name meaning:

The name Isra is derived from the Arabic word "al-Isra," which translates to "the night journey." In Islamic tradition, Isra refers to the miraculous night journey of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem and his ascent to the heavens. This journey holds great significance in Islamic culture and is a symbol of divine intervention and spiritual enlightenment.

The name Isra represents strength, faith, and a connection to the spiritual world. It carries the connotation of a journey, both physically and spiritually, that leads to personal growth and enlightenment. It is a name often given to girls in Muslim communities as a tribute to the Prophet's journey and as a hope for their own spiritual journey in life. Isra is a name that embodies the values of faith, determination, and a deep connection to the divine, making it a meaningful and powerful choice for a girl's name.


Related names

Isra , Israar, Jaran, Jaren, Jarin, Jarran, Jarren, Jarron, Jaryn, Jeran, Jeren, Jerren, Jerrin, Jerron

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Overall UK ranking: 389 out of 5581

115 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Isra

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