Isabell is the German form of the more popular Isabel. It still has the regal and wholesome feel of the latter option, however. Isabell is no longer a top 1,000 name, but it is on the top 1,700 list.

Meaning of the name Isabell:

German: pledged to God, God is my oath

Origin of the name Isabell:

Isabell is the German variation of the Spanish name Isabel. Isabel was the Medieval form of Elizabeth, spreading to royalty by the 1100s. In Spain and Portugal, Isabel was an alternate to Elizabeth. In France, however, both found had a use.

Symbolism of the name Isabell:

Isabell means “pledged to God” or “God is my oath” because it has the same meaning as Isabel. Isabel pulls its translation from the name Elizabeth, however. The latter dates back to the ancient Hebrew root words “el” and “shava.” “El” means “God,” and “shava” means “oath.”

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Gender of the name Isabell:

Isabell is a beautiful name for girls.

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Emotion evoked from the name Isabell:

Isabell is regal and formal. It is approachable, however, and delicate.

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Nicknames for the name Isabell:

  • Isa
  • Izzy
  • Bell
  • Bella 
  • Izzie
  • Belita

Popularity of the name Isabell:

Isabell was on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index until 1944 when it was number 957. The name came back in 2002, however, at rank 919, lasting until 2011 at 980. Isbell did best in America in 1903 at number 314.

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Isabells in popular culture:

  • Isabell (character from “Wit without Money”)