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Striving to overcome sin
Then he said, "Your name shall no longer be Ya’aqóv, but Y’Isra-al, because you have striven with both Aluahiym and men, and have prevailed." No longer when you live up to it, that is. Y’Isra’al means "Striving (persistently exerting oneself) with Aluahiym" or "One who has overcome and become a prince with Aluahiym".
Prevailed: conquered or become able (i.e., to be a prince of a new nation).