Isa

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Isa

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     Arabic
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     German
25%
     Scandinavian
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     African
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     English
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From Isabel, Isabella and Isabelle.

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Isabel or of its variant forms, sometimes also used as a formal given name.

Transliteration of Arabic عِيسَى (ʿīsā) or anglicized from Turkish İsa, both equivalents of Jesus as a given name.

  1. A male given name mainly used by Muslims.

    Isa was also found in the following language(s): Spanish and Swedish

    Notable Persons Named Isa

    Isa was born on May 21st, 1985 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.

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    Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa is a monarch. He holds the title 1, 13, 1stEmir of Bahrain, and 13thHakim of Bahrain. He was most active from 1961 to 1999.

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    Isa Mustafa is a Minister of Economy, Finances of Republic of Kosova, Prime Minister of Kosovo, Mayor of Prishtina, Finances ofRepublic of Kosova, and Mayor of Pristina. Isa was born on May 15th, 1951 in Pristina.

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    Isa Nacewa is a rugby player.

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    Isa Boletini is a military person. His military service ended in 1916.

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    Isa Abdul-Quddus is a football player for the Detroit Lions. Isa was born on August 3rd, 1989 in Newark, New Jersey.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Isa

    Facundo Isa is a rugby player for the Jaguares (Super Rugby). Facundo was born on September 21st, 1993 in Santiago del Estero.

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    Dolkun Isa is an uyghur activism, uyghurs, and uyghuractivism.

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    Ismail Isa is a soccer player for the PFC Beroe Stara Zagora, PFC Svetkavitsa, PFC Haskovo, PFC Levski Sofia, OFC Sliven 2000, PFC Lokomotiv Mezdra, Kardemir Karabükspor, Elazığspor, PFC Litex Lovech, FC Sheriff Tiraspol, Bulgaria national under-19 football team, and Bulgaria national under-21 fo. Ismail was born on June 26th, 1989 in Targovishte, Bulgaria. Ismail is also known as Исмаил Иса Мустафа (Bulgarian).

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    ISA is a pop music musician. Her ongoing career started in 2010. ISA was given the name Isa Sanna Mattiasdotter Tengblad on April 25th, 1998 in Bromma. ISA is also known as Isa.

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    Salman Isa is a soccer player for the Riffa S.C., Isa Town, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), and Bahrain national football team. Salman was born on July 12th, 1977 in Bahrain.

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    How popular is the baby name Isa in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 5 5 0
    1881 17 17 0
    1882 12 12 0
    1883 7 7 0
    1884 12 12 0
    1885 14 14 0
    1886 17 17 0
    1887 14 14 0
    1888 17 17 0
    1889 14 14 0
    1890 18 18 0
    1891 12 12 0
    1892 17 17 0
    1893 10 10 0
    1894 13 13 0
    1895 12 12 0
    1896 19 19 0
    1897 19 19 0
    1898 9 9 0
    1899 13 13 0
    1900 18 18 0
    1901 17 17 0
    1902 8 8 0
    1903 10 10 0
    1904 13 13 0
    1905 12 12 0
    1906 11 11 0
    1907 16 16 0
    1908 6 6 0
    1909 13 13 0
    1910 8 8 0
    1911 10 10 0
    1912 17 17 0
    1913 13 13 0
    1914 17 17 0
    1915 36 30 6
    1916 21 21 0
    1917 20 20 0
    1918 13 13 0
    1919 27 27 0
    1920 26 26 0
    1921 20 20 0
    1922 19 19 0
    1923 9 9 0
    1924 17 17 0
    1925 29 24 5
    1926 12 12 0
    1927 9 9 0
    1928 10 10 0
    1929 10 10 0
    1930 8 8 0
    1931 13 13 0
    1932 10 10 0
    1933 10 10 0
    1934 18 18 0
    1935 11 11 0
    1936 9 9 0
    1937 9 9 0
    1938 12 12 0
    1939 17 17 0
    1940 8 8 0
    1941 8 8 0
    1942 15 15 0
    1943 6 6 0
    1944 7 7 0
    1945 9 9 0
    1946 5 5 0
    1947 11 11 0
    1948 6 6 0
    1949 8 8 0
    1950 5 5 0
    1951 6 6 0
    1952 9 9 0
    1953 5 5 0
    1954 9 9 0
    1955 6 6 0
    1956 7 7 0
    1957 7 7 0
    1958 12 12 0
    1959 8 8 0
    1960 12 12 0
    1961 9 9 0
    1962 16 16 0
    1963 7 7 0
    1964 20 14 6
    1965 13 13 0
    1966 13 13 0
    1967 15 15 0
    1968 14 14 0
    1969 26 20 6
    1970 18 18 0
    1971 24 18 6
    1972 25 18 7
    1973 31 23 8
    1974 26 20 6
    1975 35 22 13
    1976 24 14 10
    1977 31 18 13
    1978 34 19 15
    1979 30 18 12
    1980 44 25 19
    1981 34 18 16
    1982 35 17 18
    1983 37 19 18
    1984 31 19 12
    1985 30 20 10
    1986 24 12 12
    1987 26 20 6
    1988 31 16 15
    1989 36 14 22
    1990 37 21 16
    1991 37 17 20
    1992 49 26 23
    1993 38 21 17
    1994 27 14 13
    1995 41 19 22
    1996 39 15 24
    1997 38 17 21
    1998 48 21 27
    1999 66 23 43
    2000 56 21 35
    2001 58 22 36
    2002 78 24 54
    2003 73 32 41
    2004 93 42 51
    2005 109 48 61
    2006 93 38 55
    2007 121 55 66
    2008 125 55 70
    2009 130 53 77
    2010 132 56 76
    2011 137 63 74
    2012 171 62 109
    2013 156 62 94
    2014 193 95 98
    2015 182 72 110
    2016 187 73 114
    2017 213 85 128
    * Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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    International Interest for Isa

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    Popularity in the US

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    Popularity of Isa as a first name

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    Popularity of Isa as a last name

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    Common last names for Isa

    • Smith
    • Johnson
    • Miller
    • Jones
    • Taylor
    • Moore
    • Cooper

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Isa U.S.
      White 48.06% 64.26%
      African American 9.57% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.01% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 8.91% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Isa

    People with the last name Isa are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Isa

    • How Popular is the name Isa? Isa is the 4,036th most popular name of all time. As a last name Isa was the 23,920th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Isa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,490 babies born with the first name Isa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isa to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Isa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isa is Saturday, April 2nd, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Isa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isa was in 2017 with a total of 128 babies.
    • Random Isa Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 18 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
    • Weird things about the name Isa: Your name in reverse order is Asi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asi. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Isa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,055 people with the last name Isa.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Isa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Isa as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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