Meaning:Heard by God
Wait until you hear this name! Ismail is a boy's name of Arabic origin. Meaning “heard by God,” this name is open to a few interpretations. Whether this definition refers to the parent that has been wishing for baby, the child that needs to know they'll always have a higher power to rely on, or something else entirely, this sweet name won't lead anyone astray. It is the Arabic variation of the Hebrew name Ishmael, and is sure to keep baby connected to their faith whenever anyone says their name. Issy, Ish, and Mail are also some divine nickname choices.
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