Gender: Male Pronunciation: ISS-ak Meaning of Issac: "laughter" Origin of Issac: Hebrew Issac's Popularity in 2019: #621

Issac Origin and Meaning

The name Issac is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "laughter".

A play on the spelling of Isaac that's somehow been in the Top 1000 every year since 1880. (If only by a hair: In both 1926 and 1962, it came in at number 999.) It hit an all-time peak at Number 377 in 2007, and has slumped a fair bit in the ensuing decade.

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Rank in US: #621

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Leah_ Says:


This is not good. How is it so popular?

FantasyandPrayer Says:


Just... No.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Please stop calling your kids names that look like misspellings of other names! The fact that this made the top 500 is just awful.

eveyalecia Says:


I feel like this is less "a play on the spelling" and more of a mass misspelling. Like Micheal.