Ishmael
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
ISH-may-əl
Meaning
God hears
Like the Name Ishmael?
BOYS
+ Ishmael
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Ishmael"

Ishmael is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yishmael', itself derived from two Hebrew words - 'shama', which means 'to hear', and 'el', which means 'God or all powerful'.

Popularity of the Name Ishmael
Also Spelled Like...

Ismael, Ismail, Yishmael

Do you like the name Ishmael?
Discussion on the name Ishmael
Weekly Prize Big thumb img 0011 1 300x300

Squatchi is an at-home kids shoe sizer and foot growth-chart keepsake. Use it right at home so you don’t have to drag your kids to store where they’ll make a fuss because they’re bored. You can do all the shopping for them and feel confident that you know their correct shoe size. Squatchi has a rounded heel cup to ensure accurate sizing for ages 0-12 (sizes 2T-5Y).Features & Benefits:Accurately measures kids feeteasy to useUnbreakableKeepsake--mark each time you measure your kids with initials and date and...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.