French variation of Isabel
"pledged to God"

Isabeau Origin and Meaning

The name Isabeau is a girl's name of French origin meaning "pledged to God".

With Isabel getting so popular, parents are searching for new varieties of the name, and Isabeau is one that makes a lovely French twist.

Isabeau of Bavaria was the wife of King Charles VI of France--and it was possibly a nickname for Elisabeth. It is also the name of an opera by Pietro Mascagni, a retelling of the medieval English legend of Lady Godiva, and in the 1985 film Ladyhawke, Michelle Pfeiffer plays the heroine, Lady Isabeau d'Arjou, who assumes the form of a hawk during the day.

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Isabeau Popularity

Famous People Named Isabeau

  • Isabeau of BavariaQueen consort of Charles VI of France
  • Isabeau of Brittanydaughter of Francis II, Duke of Brittany
  • Sunny Isabou (b. 2017)daughter of actress Summer Glau (sister to Milena Jo)

Isabeau in Pop Culture

  • "Isabeau" opera by Pietro Mascagni and its main character
  • Isabeau d'Anjoucharacter in movie "Ladyhawke"
  • Isabeau "Bo" Dennismain character on TV's "Lost Girl"
  • Isabeaucharacter in Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie's Wicked series
  • Isaboecharacter in Melina Marchetta's Lumatere Chronicles
  • Isabeau St. Croixvampire in The Drake Chronicles by Alyxandra Harvey
  • Dove Isabeautitle character of a book by Jane Yolen