Name Israel - Meaning and origin

Name Israel - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

The Hebrew name Israel means "God is strong" or "He who wrestled with God". This is the name given by God to Jacob after their confrontation.


Famous Israel includes Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, a Hawaiian musician and singer, Israel Baline, an American composer, Israel Silvestre, a French draftsman and engraver, and Israel Zangwill, an English writer.

In the Bible, Israel refers to Jacob and his descendants. By extension, this name refers to Jews in the Bible.

Israel was a priest of the late tenth century. He advised King Robert the Pious for ecclesiastical affairs. He is known to have cared for the sick and buried himself the bodies of the victims of the plague that no one wanted to approach.

His character :

Israel is discreet and tolerant. He listens to others and does not hesitate to help. He knows how to cheer up those who ask him for advice. Efficient and well-posed, he is very active in what he does and is a great perfectionist. He is an excellent diplomat and will have a great career in this field.


There is no known derivative of the name Israel.

His party :

Israel is celebrated on December 20th.

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