Isabella is the Latinate and Italian form of Isabel which is the medieval Occitan form of Elizabeth, the English form of Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Isabella is also a surname deriving from the given name.

Nicknames: Bella, Izzy/Izzie, Bell/Bel

Origin: Hebrew



  • Isabel (Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German, English)
  • Ysabel (Medieval Spanish, English)
  • Isabela (Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian)
  • Izabel (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Izabella (Hungarian, Polish)
  • Izebelle (English)
  • Isebella (English)
  • Isbel (English)
  • Elizabeth (English)
  • Zabel (Armenian)
  • Elixabete (Basque)
  • Elisheba (Hebrew)
  • Elisaveta (Bulgarian, Macedonian)
  • Elizabeta (Slovene, Croatian)
  • Alžběta (Czech)
  • Izabela (Polish)
  • Isabelle (French, English, German, Dutch)
  • Isabell (German, English)
  • Liesbeth (Dutch)
  • Lijsbeth (Dutch)
  • Eliisabet (Estonian)
  • Elsa (German, Swedish, Icelandic, Finnish, Italian, English)
  • Élisabeth (French)
  • Sabela (Galician)
  • Elisabed (Georgian)
  • Elisavet (Greek)
  • Elikapeka (Hawaiian)
  • Erzsébet (Hungarian)
  • Elísabet (Icelandic)
  • Eilís (Irish)
  • Eilish (Irish)
  • Isibéal (Irish)
  • Elisabetta (Italian)
  • Elžbieta (Lithuanian)
  • Ealisaid (Manx)
  • Isabèl (Occitan)
  • Elżbieta (Polish)
  • Elisabete (Portuguese)
  • Elizaveta (Russian)
  • Yelizavata (Russian)
  • Lizaveta (Russian)
  • Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian)
  • Ealasaid (Scottish)
  • Elspet (Scottish)
  • Elspeth (Scottish)
  • Iseabail (Scottish)
  • Ishbel (Scottish)
  • Isobel (Scottish)
  • Jelisaveta (Serbian)
  • Alžbeta (Slovak)
  • Bethan (Welsh)



2 Comments Add yours

  1. I love this name, it’s clasy and refined and feminine, very sophisticated and elegant, youthful but ages well. Only that it seems to be quite overwhelmingly popular in the English-speaking world. 🙂


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