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
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
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Israel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Israel.