Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:3739
Meaning:God's promise; Pledged to God
Isobel is a girl’s name. Originating from Hebrew, Isobel means “God’s promise” or “pledged to God”. As a variant of more popular, Anglicized names, Elizabeth or Elisabeth, this name holds the deep meaning you love while still giving baby a unique twist in the sound. With these roots tying Isobel back to the 12th century, this name is brimming with inspiration from its past ladies of renown. For religious families who intend on raising their newborn child in faith or for the parent looking to give baby the legacy she deserves, the name Isobel could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Famous People Named Isobel

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  • Isobel
    Matilda and King David I

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