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Happy Birthday Ishmael

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Happy Birthday Ishmael Personalized Card

Happy birthday to you Ishmael! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Ishmael personalized card to you. Dear Ishmael, I wish you a bright and beautiful day on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Ishmael’s birthday.

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Ishmael Given Name Meaning & History

GENDER: Masculine, USAGE: Biblical, PRONOUNCED: ISH-may-al (English), ISH-mee-al (English). From the Hebrew name Yishma’el meaning “God will hear”. In the Old Testament, this is the name of a son of Abraham. He is the traditional ancestor of the Arab people. Also in the Old Testament, it is borne by a man who assassinates Gedaliah the governor of Judah. The author Herman Melville later used this name for the narrator in his novel ‘Moby-Dick’ (1851). “Call me Ishmael.” —the famous opening sentence of Herman Melville”s epic novel Moby Dick.

Ishmael is derived from the Hebrew name ‘Yishmael’, itself derived from two Hebrew words – ‘shama’, which means ‘to hear’, and ‘el’, which means ‘God or all-powerful’. Origin Hebrew: God hears; In the Bible, Ishmael was the elder son of Abraham by Hagar, the Egyptian slave of Abraham’s wife Sarah. Ishmael is considered the patriarch of Arabs and the forefather of Islam. Famous: Ishmael Reed – author.