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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Isabel
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Isabel in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Isabel:
Records indicate that 105,726 girls in the United States have been named Isabel since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2006, when 3,944 people in the U.S. were given the name Isabel. Those people are now 14 years old.
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Comments about the name Isabel
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16 Positive Comments
"I think Isabel is a very beautiful name although when I was given this name very few other people were> My parents had soon nick named me Wiz and that has stuck and is what I am now known as after 60 years!
I am also called Wizzy, Is, Wizabelita, Ishbel (Scottish grandfather) and by my wonderful aunt; "isabel' who has always been adamant that I have a beautiful name and that is what she calls me!" Sep. 21, 2018:
"My name is Isabel and I am so glad I have been named this. Except it is frustrating when people call you "Isabella" or spell my name with 'Isabelle' or with and o. But overall being named Isabel is such a privilege. It is also a great conversation starter with the joke 'is a bell ringing?'" Mar. 19, 2018:
"My name is Isabel but all my friends call me Izzy. It is such a beautiful name except when people call me Isabella it reall annoys me" Jan. 19, 2017:
"My name is Isabel. I really love my name though many people spell it Isabelle which is okay if they pronounce it correctly, the way it is written. Some people call me Izzi or Issy though that is just like a nickname not to bothered about it." Apr. 17, 2015:
"I am proud to say my name is Isabel. I was named in the 90's, before the masive boom of Isabel's in the 2000's (:" Oct. 2, 2014:
"I have been called Isabel for 61 years - interesting to note that in 1950 there were very few Isabels! Good name, often shortened to Issy by family and close friends and nearly always mispelt as Isobel (Scottish) or Isabelle (French)" Jan. 9, 2012:
"my daughter is called isabel and her nick name is izzy. we also call her Isa and some times Iz" Feb. 16, 2011:
"I'm called Isabel
I think it's a very pretty name" Jan. 5, 2011:
"My name is Isabel and I love my name! It's modern yet classic. But I hate it when people call me Elizabeth or Isabella or ad the extra "le" at the end, it's just Isabel. My family pronounces it in spanish (EE-sa-vel). They nicknamed me Isa (EE-sa) which I love! Live on all of the Isabel's out there!" Mar. 6, 2010:
"My best friend is named Isabel and I've never met someone else with that name. I think it's a beautiful and happy name. If I have children, I would love to name my daughter after her. We all call her Iz or Izzy as well!" Jun. 21, 2009:
"My 9 year old sister is Isabel Phoebe. She has a twin sister called Emily Meghan." Dec. 28, 2008:
"I love the name. I'm thinking about going with Lila Isabel, has a great ring to it" Oct. 17, 2008:
"i love this name and i want a baby sister so i can name her this" May. 16, 2008:
"I really LOVE this name! Beautiful, feminine and classic. You can't go wrong with it." Oct. 19, 2007:
"Loved the name so much that we named our new baby girl Isabel-Carolyn" Jul. 24, 2006:
"I named my youngest daughter after my great-grandmother Isabel. I think it is lovely but we use the Spanish pronunciation (EE-sa-vel)." Jun. 9, 2006:
11 Neutral Comments
"My name is Isabel and I think it is a strong name and all the women in my family who wear it are strong and have been inspirational in the rest. My maternal great-grandmother was Isabel and she lived well in health and with a lucid mind until she was 103 years old. The next Isabel is me and now I am 59 years old. Then Elsa Isabel - my cousin -, who is now 40 years old. I think that my character and my way of being have influenced my brothers and sisters, my cousins, nephews and nieces and also my friends. I have a niece named Isabelia, a niece-granddaughter named Alexandra Isabella, two friends called Isabel her youngest daughters in my honor. I am so happy with my name Isabel Marina." Jan. 29, 2019:
"My name is Isabel and I feel so lucky. Just looking at the name makes me feel happy because it's so pretty. It is misspelled as Isabelle a lot which is annoying because that spelling is so over the top, trying too hard to be French. I also get called Isabella a lot by strangers. But everyone closest to me loves my name, and i am called Bel for short which I love. I am 17 and have always been the only Isabel at the three schools i have been to." Oct. 30, 2017:
"My name is Isabel. People call me Izzy for short. I love my name but it does annoy me quite a bit when it is mispelled for example... isobel and isabelle." Aug. 11, 2017:
"my name is isabel but my friends call me izzi or iz. sometimes people spell it isabella or isabelle or even sometimes isabell, it get really annoying.i am named after my dad's aunt.having the name isabel is not that bad." Mar. 26, 2017:
"My name is Isabel but everyone (friends, teachers, family) calls me Izzy and I introduce myself as Izzy to strangers. Isabel is a very soft, beautiful and feminine sounding name but that doesn't really suit me." Mar. 17, 2017:
"We named or 2nd daughter Isabel...it's a beautiful name lots of people comment and says it's a cool name!!" Jul. 5, 2010:
"I like the spelling "Isabel" much better than "Isabelle" and "Isabella" (not the same, but similar. The latter two names are too fancy and old fashioned, Isabel is fresh and young
My little sister's name is Isabel Rose" Jan. 17, 2010:
"My name is Isabel. My friends call me "Izzy" and I like that nickname. There are many Isabel's, Isabelle's and Isabella's that I know." Jan. 6, 2009:
"I like how it sounds in english or spanish. My nickname is Izzy too! My close friends started shortening it to Iz as well but not when its written." May. 15, 2008:
"i'm not 2 sure about isabel but i have an awesome nickname! Izzy! but my friends call me Iz" Oct. 5, 2006:
"I alway's have a problem with my name, too many people have mispelled it or confuse it with Isabella or Elizabeth. Seriously, I don't understand where they get those two name from Isabel. Sounds much nicer when it's pronounced in spanish." Jul. 31, 2005:
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