Isaac

The son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob in the Old Testament. Popular during the 18th and 19th century. Namesake Isaac Burns Murphy became the first jockey to win three Kentucky Derbies during the late 19th century. Also known for famed violinist Isaac Stern. Preferred by Jewish parents.

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Boys: Ranked #29 in 2013
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Hebrew
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Male
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Famous Isaacs
Isaac Asimov (science fiction writer)
Sir Isaac Newton (English mathematician)
Isaac Hanson (musician)
Isaac Bruce (football player)
Isaac Stern (violinist)
Isaac Hayes (composer)
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