First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Issah

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Alt. Meaning

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

S is for special, you are, you know!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

H is for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Notable Persons Named Issah

E-Sir was a kenyan hip hop and boomba music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2003. E-Sir was given the name Issah Mmari Wangui on May 20th, 1981 in Nairobi. He passed away on March 16th, 2003.


Issah Ahmed is a soccer player for the Randers FC, Dawu Youngstars, Accra Great Olympics F.C., Asante Kotoko SC, and Ghana national football team. Issah was born on May 24th, 1982 in Dawu, Ghana.


Issah was born on July 26th, 1989.


Issah Moro is a soccer player for the Accra Great Olympics F.C., NK Beltinci, NK Olimpija Ljubljana (defunct), First Vienna FC, NK Ivančna Gorica, and KF Trepça'89. Issah was born on December 24th, 1974 in Ghana.


Issah Clottey is an athlete for the Aduana Stars.


Issah Anal is an athlete for the Cornerstones.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Issah

Mohammed-Awal Issah is a soccer player for the Real Sportive, AmaZulu F.C., Red Star Belgrade, Rosenborg BK, Veria F.C., and Ghana national under-20 football team. Mohammed-Awal was born on April 4th, 1986 in Accra, Ghana.


Kamal Issah is a soccer player for the Stabæk Fotball, Stade Rennais F.C., and FC Nordsjælland. Kamal was born on August 29th, 1992 in Kumasi.


Najau Issah is an athlete for the All Stars F.C.


Elveri Muhamed Al Issah is an athlete for the Lautoka F.C.


Huzeifah Issah is an athlete for the Tema Youth.


Farouk Issah is an athlete for the Cornerstones.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Issah U.S.
  White 9.32% 64.26%
  African American 83.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Issah

People with the last name Issah are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Issah

  • How Popular is the name Issah? Issah is the 49,174th most popular name of all time. As a last name Issah was the 141,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Issah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44 babies born with the first name Issah in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Issah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Issah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Issah is Thursday, March 11th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Issah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Issah was in 2017 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Issah: Your name in reverse order is Hassi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hsasi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Issah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 118 people with the last name Issah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Issah? Issah is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.