Its source is an Ancient Egyptian expression meaning "Goddess of fertility."
The name Isis ranked 548th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 2828th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
It was the name of the ancient Egyptian mother goddess, whose came to be identified with similar mythological figures in cultures throughout the ancient world.
The cult devoted to her worship persisted until the 6th century A.D.