What does the baby name Israel mean? Learn about what Israel means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Israel - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Israel
I-S-R-A-E-L, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Israel
IS rah el
Meaning of Israel
Contender with god, republic in sw asia, wrestled with god, a person who struggles with god, prince of god, struggles with god.
Origin of Israel
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Popularity of Israel
Israel currently has 142 likes, and is in the top 3% of liked boy's names. The name Sterling is slightly more popular than Israel.