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The name Ismail is a boy's name of Arabic origin. Ismail and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

Arabic variation of Ishmael.

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Famous People Named Ismail

Ismail I-III, Shahs of Iran
Ismail Abdel Salam Ahmed Haniyeh, former prime minister of Palestine
Ismail Matar, Emirati footballer
Ismail Kadare, Albanian novelist
Ismaïl Aissati, Moroccan footballer
Ismail al-Jazari, Turkish polymath

Pop Culture References for the name Ismail

Ismail "Uncle Joe," character in "Does My Head Look Big in This?"