Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: He Will Laugh
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Isaac...

• was given to 8,796 baby boys
• was the 33rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 14% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Oregon, Arizona, and Oklahoma
• was least popular in Mississippi, Alabama, and South Carolina
• was about as popular as Anthony and Grayson
Babies Named Isaac Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Isaac...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2013
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1960
• is 1691% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 144% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Isaias, Immanuel, Keegan, Ansley, Miya, Julianna
• has the most opposite popularity history to Michael, Phillip, Rudy, Antoinette, Margarita, Jannette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Isaac Per State
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Geographically the name Isaac...

• 23% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Oliver, Calvin, Ryker, Violet, Abigail, Adeline
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Caiden, Derrick, King, Jaliyah, Paris, Jada
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Isaac by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Isaac are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Isaac will be the only kid named Isaac in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Isaac compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Isaac rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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