Issa name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Arabic, African, Hebrew, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Issa i(s)-sa
Meaning: The Messiah, From Kikuyu, God Saves, God is Our Salvation, God's Promise and God is Generous
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What does Issa mean?

Anomalous Hebrew Issa is commonly used in Arabic, African, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Hebrew and Danish, meaning of Issa is "The Messiah, From Kikuyu, God Saves, God is Our Salvation, God's Promise or God is Generous" is used for both genders.

Issa is variant of prevailing, biblical and timeless Isaac. Also Isaac is equivalent of Greek Ισαακ in Latin language. Unorthodox Hebrew Isaac, meaning of Isaac is "He Laughs Laughter and He will Laugh".

Issa is variant form of noteworthy and biblical Isa. Isa is variant form of biblical and long standing Isabelle. Also Isa is a form of Names Ending with -Isa/-Iisa/-Ise/-Issa. Isa is also a form of Names Beginning with Is-/Isa-.

Isa is a short form of Elisabethnames with "Is". Also Isa is a short form of the suffix "isa". Isa is Latin and Arabic equivalent of The Hebrew Name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, See Josva.

Originated from Germanic and Hebrew, Unorthodox Isa, Isa means "Jesus, Lord of the Universe and God". Issa is variant form of biblical and acclaimed Isaiah. Isaiah's meaning is Yahweh is Salvation and God's Helper is of Hebrew origin.

Issa is derivation of Aïssa. Aïssa is a variation of widespread Aisa. Of Arab origin, Infrequent Aïssa, Aïssa means "God is Generous".

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How do I pronounce Issa?

The two syllabled name Issa is commonly pronounced as i(s)-sa.

Variants of Issa

Iesous, Jeschua, Isse, Isaac, Isaiah, Isa, Aizik, Eesaia, Isaiahmichael, Isabelle, Isah, Ise, Marisa, Isamarie

Names that rhyme with Issa

How popular is the name Issa?

Issa is a popular in France where over 6541 new-borns have been given the name since 1966. Recently peaking at the charts, it ranked 110th when 668 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Additionally, the name has been in the top 500 baby names 17 times Issa is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1969 and was able to reach the top 2000 names.

Recently in 2018, it ranked 1762nd when 86 boy were named Issa. There are over 2105 babies that have been given the name Issa in United States. Also, in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 684 on boy names chart when 51 babies were named Issa. Over 548 babies in England and Wales have been named Issa.

Also, in Belgium, the name has been in use since 2000 and has secured the place in top 200 names. Recently in 2018, 60 babies were given Issa and it reached its peak ranking, 193 on boy names chart.

There are over 391 babies that have been given the name Issa in Belgium.

Issa is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, in use since 1999, peaked in 2007 when it ranked 1051st.

However things change on global perspective, Issa is extremely popular in Mali where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Niger, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and Chad. Also the baby name is popular in Cameroon, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Benin, Nigeria, Uganda, Guinea, Libya, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Somalia, Rwanda and Mauritania.

At least, 950000 people globally have carried Issa as their given name according to our research.

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What numerology tells about Issa?

You can stare at a wall and not feel bored because of your busy mind. The letter A as your capstone reveals how you look at life and people in general. You are a freethinker. You are a born leader who likes to be in charge of things. You are hard to reach and even harder to trust. You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions. Open up to new suggestions and ideas.

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Famous people named Issa

  • Issa Kassim Issa, Tanzanian politician
  • Issa Benyamin, Iranian-Assyrian calligrapher and educator
  • Issa Asgarally, Mauritian doctor
  • Issa Serge Coelo, Chadian film director
  • Issa Konare, retired Senegalese professional basketball player A 6'8" and 230 lb power forward
  • Issa Pliyev, Soviet military commander, Army General
  • Issa Ba, Senegalese footballer
  • Issa Zongo, Burkinabé footballer
  • Issa Bagayogo, Malian musician
  • Issa Sesay, served as senior military officer and commander in the Revolutionary United Front and AFRC/RUF forces
  • Issa Hayatou, Cameroonian former athlete and sports executive
  • Issa Pointer, American singer and member of the vocal group The Pointer Sisters
  • Issa Traoré, retired Malian footballer
  • Issa Ndoye, Senegalese football goalkeeper
  • Issa El-Issa, Palestinian Christian poet and journalist
  • Issa Arnal in movie Venere creola as Actress
  • In 1974, Issa Harath characterized the role of N in crime and drama movie Sejnane.
  • In 1952 drama flick, Aquellos ojos verdes, Issa Morante played Silvia Falcón.
  • In 2011, Issa Hentona portrayed the role of N in action movie Ryûjin Mabuyâ the movie: Nanatsu no mabui.
  • In 1998 drama film, Afrodita, el jardín de los perfumes, Issa Coulibaly portrayed N.

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