Ismael is a masculine name of Hebrew and Arabic origins. A variant spelling of the name Ishmael, the name translates to “God will hear.” If you want baby to celebrate your faith with you, and never feel alone, the name Ismael is sure to do the trick. If you’re a fan of classic literature, this name may also remind you of the narrator of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick, which famously starts with the opening line, “Call me Ishmael.” Whether baby finds themself on an epic voyage or a gentle journey, they are sure to wear the name Ismael with pride.
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