Ishmael
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
ISH-may-əl
Meaning
God hears
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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'.

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