Meaning:God contended; Wrestled with God; Fighter of God; Triumphant with God
If you can already sense baby’s fighting, rebellious side, the name Isreal will make for a lovely choice. A variant spelling of Israel, this masculine name has Hebrew roots and a variety of translations, including “God contended,” wrestled with God,” “fighter of God,” and “triumphant with God.” If you’re looking for a name with a biblical connection, Isreal can also refer to the figure Jacob. As part of his story, Jacob is described as being blessed and given the name Israel after he wrestled with an angel until daybreak. While this is a great way to connect baby to your faith, this can also encourage baby’s strong, badass spirit, whether their weapon of choice is their physical strength, mental sharpness, or powerful words.
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