Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:428
Meaning:God perseveres
Israel is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. Derived from the Hebrew Yisrael, it means "God perseveres" and shares its name with a Middle-Eastern nation. Israel is used for boys and girls and can be shortened to Izzy or Rae as an endearing nickname. Whether you want to honor your faith, place of birth, or ancestral heritage, Israel is a versatile choice for your little one.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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