Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Israel m. Hebrew יִשְׂרָאֵל 'he who wrestles with God'.

The name given to the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Israel.

England
Dutch
1573 Israel AuFr Aken
Early Modern English
1597 Israell StAnthonlin p. 38; 1598 Israel ibid. p. 39, Israell ibid. p. 39; 1599 Iseralle ibid. p. 39
Walloon
1590 Israel RWC p. 13; 1591 Israel ibid. p. 19; 1592/3 Israel ibid. p. 25; 1593 Israel ibid. p. 27; 1593/4 Israel ibid. p. 30; 1594 Israel ibid. p. 32
France
Latin
c823 Israhel (nom) irminon-vol2 74, Palatiolum
Middle French
1571 Israël RegPCC-1 p. 448
Sweden
Latin
1350 Israelis (gen) SDHK no. 6015
Old Swedish
1383 Israels (gen) SRA-vol2 no. 1933; 1419 Israel (gen) SDHK no. 19242
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Israel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Israel.