Name: Yisrael

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yisrael

  • Meaning:
    God wrestler
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (yees rah EL)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Yisrael)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yisrael

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Hebrew meaning words for "to struggle; wrestle; contend" and "God". "Prince of God" is another suggested meaning.
    In the Old Testament, it is the second name of Jacob.

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