US Popularity:4252
Meaning:God contended
Yisrael is a boy's Hebrew name that means "God contended," and its origins are as timeless as the biblical tale of Jacob wrestling with God's angel, earning him the name Yisrael. Yisrael isn't just a name; it's a connection to a profound history. Jacob, as Yisrael, became the patriarch of the Israelites, leading a remarkable life that included fathering 13 children. Yisrael is also a tribute to the land of Israel, known by many names like the Promised Land and the Holy Land. So, by choosing Yisrael for your child, you're not only bestowing a name of great significance but also forging a link to a rich heritage that spans generations.

Yisrael Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Yisrael is currently #4252 in U.S. births
Boy:Yisrael is currently #1274 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 833
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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