Izaak Name Meaning & Origin

Izaak

Pronunciation: IY-zək (key)

Origin of the name Isaac:

The Ecclesiastic Greek form of the Hebrew Yitzchak (he will laugh), which is derived from yitshāq (laughter). The name is borne in the Bible by one of the three patriarchs, the son of Abraham and Sarah and progenitor of the Hebrews. Var: Isaak.

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Polish form of Isaac.

I am planning on naming my second son Izaak. I considered the name Isaak (which is a german form of Isaac) but liked the way the Z looked and sounded and how it can e used for a nickname. His name will be Izaak and his nickname will be Z.

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I named my second son Izaak (middle name "Millard" my maiden name. He is 14 now and loves his name. We have a common last name and by having Izaak as his first name he is unique. A google search just comes up with him. My first son is named Calvin. My husband has the classic David and I have the 1960's trendy Susan. We wanted something a little different for our boys.

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Zee, Ike

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Izaak Walton Killam, funded the construction of the IWK Health Centre, in Halifax, N.S.

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