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Updated January 30, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Laughter

What does Issac mean and stand for?

The name Issac is of Hebrew origin and means "laughter."

Syllables: 2

How Popular Is The Name Issac

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Kerala) : derivative, alongside the more usual European form Isaac, of the Hebrew personal name yishāq ‘he laughs’. In Kerala this is used as a given name among Christians and in the U.S. it has come to be used as a last name among families from Kerala.
  • French, English, Welsh, etc. : variant spelling of Isaac.



According to Social Security Administration data, Issac is rapidly falling in popularity, placing in the mid-600s. Its brother spelling, Isaac, is still much more popular.

However, it is the 1st most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Issac was at its peak popularity in September 2018.

Issac, a different spelling than the more common Isaac, has been in the top 1000 since the 1880s. Issac is of Hebrew origin and means "laughter."

Where is it Popular?

Issac was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Issac

  • Ike
  • Izzy

Pairs well with these middle names



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