Isaac Name Meaning & Origin

Isaac

Pronunciation: IY-zək (key)

Origin of the name Isaac:

The Ecclesiastic Greek form of the Hebrew Yitzchak (he will laugh), which is derived from yitshāq (laughter). The name is borne in the Bible by one of the three patriarchs, the son of Abraham and Sarah and progenitor of the Hebrews. Var: Isaak.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ike, Isaak, Isac, Izaak, Yitzhak

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Ike, Ikey, Izzy, Zack

Meanings and history of the name Isaac

Meanings of the name "Isaac".

Biblical:
Laughter.

American:
Laughter.

Hebrew:
He laughs. Laughter. Laughing one; He will laugh.

Famous real-life people named Isaac

Isaac Newton, scientist who discovered gravity
Isaac Asimov, scientist & science fiction writer
Isaac Hayes, musician
Isaac Brock, musician (Modest Mouse)
Clarke Isaac Hanson, musician (Hanson)
Kailyn Lowry's son, Isaac Rivera, from MTV's "Teen Mom 2"
Isaac Slade, musician (The Fray)

Isaac in song, story & screen

Isaac, son of Abraham and Sarah in the Old Testament, father of Esau and Jacob
Isaac Lahey - From MTV's Teen Wolf (Played by Daniel Sharman.)
Isaac, the bartender on "The Love Boat"
Isaac Mendez was a character of the TV show "Heroes" who could paint the future
Isaac - From John Green's novel 'The Fault in Our Stars' and movie adaption (Played by Nat Wolff.)
Isaac Clarke, from the survival-horror video game series Dead Space

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