Name: Isaiah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Isaiah

  • Meaning:
    God is salvation
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (eye ZAY ah); (eye ZYE ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Isaiah

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Isaiah was a Jewish prophet in the Bible, the book of Isaiah was written by him. However, there is a curious jump in events and tone at Isaiah 40, which has led some scholars to believe that the two halves of the book were written by different authors. There are several Saint Isaiahs.

    Other notable bearers include political philosopher Isaiah Berlin and actor Isaiah Washington.

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