Izaiah is still not as popular as the original Isaiah, but it is a top 500 name option. This modern spelling gives more of a youthful edge to the classically Biblical name. It still honors the prophet if you want to honor your Jewish or Christian religion, however.

Meaning of the name Izaiah:

Hebrew: God is salvation

Origin of the name Izaiah:

Izaiah is a modern spelling variation of the Biblical name Isaiah. Isaiah comes from the Hebrew name Yesha'yahu, coming from the root words “yasha” and “yah.” Isaiah was a prophet in the Old Testament who wrote the book of the same name. Isaiah, and eventually Izaiah, spread due to the Protestant Reformation.

Symbolism of the name Izaiah:

The baby name Izaiah has the same meaning as Isaiah. As mentioned, the latter comes from the Hebrew words “yasha” and “yah.” “Yasha” means “to save,” and “yah” means “God.”

Baby name Izaiah

Style of the name Izaiah:

Modern

Gender of the name Izaiah:

Izaiah is a youthful name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Izaiah:

ie-ZAY-uh

Number of syllables in the name Izaiah:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Izaiah:

Izaiah feels youthful and modern. It has a wholesomeness about it, giving it a kind-hearted feel.

Alternative spellings for the name Izaiah:

  • Isaiah 
  • Izayah
  • Izeyah
  • Isayah
  • Iseyah
  • Izaeah
  • Isaeah

Nicknames for the name Izaiah:

  • Iz
  • Zay
  • Zaiah
  • Izzy
  • Za
  • Izo
  • Zaya 
  • Zah

Popularity of the name Izaiah:

Izaiah became a top 1,000 name in 1998 at rank 853. It ranked highest so far in 2011 at number 390. As of 2020, Izaiah is number 489 for boys, retaining a spot on the top 500 list.

Related names for the name Izaiah:

Great middle names for Izaiah and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Izaiah:

There are no famous people with the name Izaiah.

Izaiahs in popular culture:

No fictional characters exist with the name Izaiah.