Isaac is a name with Hebrew origins. The meaning of the name Isaac is he will laugh. Alternate spellings of the name Isaac include Itzhak, Issac, Isaak, and Isaack. Comman nicknames for the name Isaac are Is and Izzy.
Sir Isaac Newton (physicist and mathematician) is probably the most famous Isaac. Isaac Asimov was a famous science fiction author. Other famous Isaacs include athletes Isaac Bruce, Isaak Davis, and Isaac Hamilton. Isaac Hayes is a singer and Isaac Mizrahi is a popular fashion designer. Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Novel prize for literature in 1978.
Fictional Isaacs include the main character in Woody Allen’s Manhattan. Isaac Jaffe was in television’s Sports Night and Isaac Mendez was a character on Heroes.
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