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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Moosa

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

S is for serene, your calm time.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Notable Persons Named Moosa

Moosa Bin Shamsher is a chairman and managing director and datco group. Moosa was born on October 15th, 1945 in Faridpur, Bengal Presidency, British India.


Padma Bhushan Moosa Raza is a civil servant and author. His ongoing career started in 1958. Padma was given the name Moosa Raza on February 27th, 1937. Padma is also known as Raza and Moosa.


Moosa Yaamin is a soccer player for the New Radiant S.C., Club All Youth Linkage, Thoddoo FC, Maldives national under-23 football team, and Maldives national football team. Moosa was born on December 29th, 1992 in Maldives.


Moosa was born in 1934.


Moosa Manik is a soccer player for the New Radiant S.C., Club Valencia, Hurriyya SC, South Asian Games, and Indian Ocean Island Games. Moosa was born on December 29th, 1963 in Malé.


Moosa Jacobs is an athlete for the Milano United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Moosa

Riaad Moosa is an observational comedy, satire, and impressionist (entertainment) comedian. Riaad was born on June 18th, 1977 in India.


Rahima Moosa was an activist. Rahima was born on October 14th, 1922 in The Strand, Cape Town. She left this life on May 29th, 1993.



Zane Moosa is a soccer player for the Bidvest Wits F.C., Mamelodi Sundowns F.C., Avendale Athletico, Al-Ahli Saudi FC, Kaizer Chiefs F.C., and South Africa national football team. Zane was born on September 23rd, 1968 in Marabastad, Pretoria.


Naushad Moosa is a soccer player for the Pune F.C., East Bengal F.C., Mahindra United, and India national football team. Naushad was born on October 2nd, 1971 in India.


Chovvakkaran was born in 1745 in Kannur South. He passed away in 1807.


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Popularity of Moosa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Moosa U.S.
  White 28.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Moosa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Moosa

  • How Popular is the name Moosa? Moosa is the 27,184th most popular name of all time. As a last name Moosa was the 55,386th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Moosa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 195 babies born with the first name Moosa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Moosa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Moosa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Moosa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Moosa is Tuesday, January 3rd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Moosa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Moosa was in 2017 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Moosa Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Moosa is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Moosa: Your name in reverse order is Asoom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amoos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Moosa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 371 people with the last name Moosa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Moosa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Moosa as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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