Yisrael
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
YEEZ-rah-ehl
Meaning
To struggle with God
Like the Name Yisrael?
BOYS
+ Yisrael
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Yisrael"

Yisrael is the original Hebrew variant of Israel. Israel is derived from two Hebrew words - 'sarah', which means 'to struggle or to rule', and 'el', which means 'God or all powerful'. The Hebrew version of the name is 'Yisrael'. In the Bible, Jacob was renamed Israel by God after his struggle with God.

We don't know of any famous people with this name
+ Add a Name ·
Do you like the name Yisrael?
Discussion on the name Yisrael
Weekly Prize Big thumb little lamb on

Green's 3 Little Lamb Throw is soft, cuddly and made of 75% pre-consumer recycled cotton and 25% acrylic. Knit, cut & swen in upstate New York. The throw is 40 x 30 inches, machine wash and dry.This adorable onesie makes the perfect photo opportunity when paired with the matching throw blanket. The onesie is 100% organic cotton, made with environmentally friendly water based dyes and inks - made in the USA, printed in Wisconsin. The onesie is size Medium (6 - 12 months only). Both...

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.