Isaiah Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Isaiah:
Derived from the Hebrew yĕsha 'yah (Yahweh is salvation). The name was borne by an 8th-century B.C. prophet considered to be the greatest of the three major prophets. His prophecies are recorded in the Old Testament book of Isaiah.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Can be difficult to remember how to spell it.
- Personal experiences with the name Isaiah
My oldest son is named Isaiah. We love it . .. it fits him well. I love the solid, familiar, yet still unique nature of the name. We never have to tell people how to pronounce it, yet he is the only one we know!
We went with a short middle name- Karl (after my grandfather)
My boyfriend's name is Isaiah and he is funny and supportive even if he does some things I disagree with.
- Nicknames for Isaiah
Zay, Shay, Zaiah, Zae
- Meanings and history of the name Isaiah
- Famous real-life people named Isaiah
Isaiah Timothy Hasselbeck (b. 2009), son of retired television personality and talk show host Elisabeth Hasselbeck and retired American football quarterback Tim Hasselbeck
Isaiah Hendrix Lowe (b. 2018), son of American reality television personality Sean Lowe and American graphic designer and reality television star Catherine Giudici Lowe, brother to Samuel Thomas
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