US Popularity:3726
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

Isobel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Isobel is currently #2231 on The Bump
Girl:Isobel is currently #1561 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Isobel is currently #3726 in U.S. births
Girl:Isobel is currently #2059 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 171
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 158, 159

  • Behind the Name, Isobel, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Isabel, November 2020

  • Name Doctor, Isobel

  • Behind the Name, Elizabeth, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Elizabeth

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