Name: Ishmael

Considering Ishmael as a baby name?

Below you find information gathered from our name survey where we asked people named Ishmael if they like their name. Parents can use this feedback when considering Ishmael as a baby name.

In total 34 people used the name survey for Ishmael.

Would you advise parents to name their baby Ishmael?

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Do people often mispronounce the name Ishmael?

27 Responses

Tip: It can be irritating and stressful if people have difficulty reading your name. Therefore, try to choose a name that is easy to pronounce. Read more »

Do people often misspell the name Ishmael?

27 Responses

Tip: Names that are difficult to spell can be a stumbling block for a child when they have to explain it's spelling repeatedly. A name with an apparent spelling is better. Read more »

Is Ishmael easily pronounced in other languages?

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In our rapidly globalizing world, children will come in contact with friends, co-workers or family from other countries. Thus, it is advisable to choose names that are easy to pronounce in other major languages as well as your own. Read more »

Were you bullied a lot because of your name?

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Tip: Be aware of name bullying when selecting baby names. Consider if the name could be used by bullies at school. Teasing can come with any name, but try not to choose something that is "asking" for abuse. Read more »

Descriptions on how Ishmael can be used for name bullying

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The meaning of the name Ishmael and the origin of the name Ishmael have been reviewed by our name experts.