SPECIAL OFFER: - Limited Time Only!
(The ad below will not display on your printed page)
The Spanish form of Ishmael. In the Bible, the eldest son of Abraham and his wife's handmaiden, Hagar. He's later referred to as the patriarch of the Arabs. Another famous bearer is the narrator in the 1851 novel, "Moby-Dick," by Herman Melville. He refers to himself as "Ishmael" in the first line of the book.
© Copyright 2015, Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.