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Gender: Male Origin of Ishaq: Arabic from Hebrew Yitzchak

The name Ishaq is a boy's name of Arabic origin. Ishaq and discussed in our forums with posts like "build a sibset with middle names".

From the experts:

A unique baby name made user-friendly by incorporating the familiar shaq sound.

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Famous People Named Ishaq

Ishaq Dar, Pakistani minister of finance
Ishaq Jamkhanawala, Indian politician and educator
Ishaq ibn Ibrahim al-Mus'abi, medieval Iraqi official
Ishaq Al-Mas Al-Qassmi, Omani footballer
Ishaq Shahryar, Afghan diplomat
Ishaque Ahmed Ansari, Pakistani novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Ishaq

Ishaq Corrino XV, Padishah Emperor in the Dune series


Tilelli Says:


It doesn't incorporate the 'shaq' sound. It's pronounced more like iss-haq. The s and h are separate.