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Forename Ishmael

In the world, Ishmael (Ishmael Ghana South Africa Zimbabwe Kenya United States, إسماعيل Sudan Egypt Saudi Arabia Morocco Syria, ישמעאל Israel) is a common boy's first name. The first name Ishmael is characteristic of Sudan, where it is quite a common male name, Libya, and Ghana (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, it is the most numerous in Egypt, Sudan, and Ghana. Likewise, Ishmael is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishIshmael is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Ishmael

name Ishmaél, name Исмаил, name Ismaele, name Ишмаэль, name Исмаэль, name Ismaïl, name אסמאעיל, name Ismael, name Ισμαήλ, name اسماعيل, name ইসমাইল, name איסמעיל, name إسماعيل, name Įşmąęļ, name Ismaaciil, name אסמעל, name イスマイル, name Ishmaël, name ישמעאל, name Измаил, name Ишмаел, name Ishmaèl, name Ismail, name Исмоил, name איסמאעיל, name Ishmael
Ishmael South Africa, Kenya, United States, Ghana, Zimbabwe
إسماعيل Morocco, Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Saudi Arabia
ישמעאל Israel
Ишмаэль Russia

First name Ishmael in the context

Ishmael is also a name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Ishmael , the Hebrew Prophet of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Genesis 28; Ishmael , the fictional character from the novel Moby-Dick; Ishmael , the fictional character from the 2011 multiplayer first-person shooter video game Brink; Ishmael son of Nethaniah , the biblical character, Jeremiah and Ismael Ortega .

Notable namesakes

ishmael ben abraham isaac ha-kohen (b. 1723) link
picture of ishmael scott reed ishmael scott reed ishmael scott reed American poet, novelist, essayist, songwriter, playwright, editor and publisher, US (b. 1938) link
picture of ishmael levenston ishmael levenston ishmael levenston Saban politician (1940-2019), NL (b. 1940) link
picture of ishmael wadada leo smith ishmael wadada leo smith ishmael wadada leo smith American jazz trumpeter and composer, US (b. 1941) link
picture of ishmael houston-jones ishmael houston-jones ishmael houston-jones American choreographer (b. 1951) link
ishmael flory American activist, US (b. 1907) link
ishmael mills le-maire Archbishop of West Africa and Bishop of Accra; Ghanaian Anglican bishop (b. 1912) link
picture of ishmael kalsakau ishmael kalsakau ishmael kalsakau Vanuatuan politician, VU link
picture of ishmael philemon ackon ishmael philemon ackon ishmael philemon ackon Ghanaian singer link
picture of ishmael el-amin ishmael el-amin ishmael el-amin college basketball player (2018–2020) Ball State link
picture of ishmael beah ishmael beah ishmael beah Sierra Leonean writer, SL (b. 1980) link
picture of ishmael miller ishmael miller ishmael miller English association football player (born 1987), GB (b. 1987) link
ishmael bernal Filipino director, PH (b. 1938) link
ishmael noko Zimbabwean priest, ZA (b. 1943) link
ishmael mhaladi botswanan Olympic middle-distance runner (born 1948), BW (b. 1948) link

Characteristic surnames

Ali, Thomas, Tetteh, Ndlovu, Harris, Walker, Wilson, Mokoena, Sanchez, Bangura, Khumalo, Jackson, Johnson, Martinez, Mohammed, Mofokeng, Muhammad, Robinson, Gonzalez, Williams, Rodriguez, Hernandez, Garcia, Tshabalala, Rivera, Baloyi, Moyo, Khan, King, Dube, Sesay, Smith, Adams, Brown, Perez, Phiri, Davis, Lewis, Lopez, James, Jones, White, Molefe, Mensah, Miller, Chauke, Carter, Kamara, and Washington