• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God Will Hear

What is the meaning of the name Ishmael?

The name Ishmael is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means God Will Hear.

In the Bible, Ishmael was Abraham's first born son.

Ishmael is a character in Herman Melville's novel, Moby-Dick.

People who like the name Ishmael also like:

Elijah, Ezekiel, Isaiah, Oliver, Nathaniel, Benjamin, Declan, Amelia, Genevieve, Aurora, Isabelle, Audrey, Aria, Ophelia

Names like Ishmael:

Ismaela, Ismail, Ismael

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