Ismael Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ismael:
From the Hebrew yishmā'ē'l (God hears). The name is borne in the Bible by the son of Abraham and his concubine Hagar. Ismael is the patriarch of the Arabs.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know an Ismael? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Ismael
Contribute your knowledge to the name Ismael
- Comments and insights on the name Ismael
- Personal experiences with the name Ismael
- Nicknames for Ismael
- Meanings and history of the name Ismael
- Famous real-life people named Ismael
- Ismael in song, story & screen