Yishai name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yishai mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yishai

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

S is for serene, your calm time.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for authentic, be real

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Notable Persons Named Yishai

Notable Persons Named Yishai

Yishai Schlissel

Yishai Romanoff

Yishai Romanoff is a jewish rock music, punk rock, and reggae musician. He was most active from 2007 to present. Yishai was born in Long Island. Yishai is also known as Yishai Na Nach.

Yishai Beer

Yishai Beer is a military person. His military service ended in 2008.

Yishai Sarid

Yishai was born in 1965 in Tel Aviv.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yishai

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yishai

Jeffrey Yishai

Jeffrey Yishai is an athlete for the Maccabi Tel Aviv and Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C. Jeffrey was born on January 10th, 1978 in Israel.


Fun Facts about the name Yishai

  • How Popular is the name Yishai? Yishai is the 22,177th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yishai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 307 babies born with the first name Yishai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yishai to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yishai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yishai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yishai is Sunday, January 11th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Yishai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yishai was in 2018 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Yishai Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yishai is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Yishai: The name spelled backwards is Iahsiy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aiishy. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yishai name meaning

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