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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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4k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Musa

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 5 0
1918 8 8 0
1920 5 5 0
1922 8 8 0
1926 5 5 0
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 11 0 11
1973 12 0 12
1974 10 0 10
1975 11 0 11
1976 11 0 11
1977 11 0 11
1978 12 0 12
1979 14 0 14
1980 13 0 13
1981 12 0 12
1982 18 0 18
1983 17 0 17
1984 20 0 20
1985 10 0 10
1986 14 0 14
1987 17 0 17
1988 19 0 19
1989 21 0 21
1990 19 0 19
1991 28 0 28
1992 29 0 29
1993 22 0 22
1994 24 0 24
1995 30 0 30
1996 41 0 41
1997 32 0 32
1998 38 0 38
1999 46 0 46
2000 51 0 51
2001 41 0 41
2002 59 0 59
2003 57 0 57
2004 64 0 64
2005 68 0 68
2006 102 0 102
2007 109 0 109
2008 96 0 96
2009 114 0 114
2010 130 0 130
2011 133 0 133
2012 168 0 168
2013 147 0 147
2014 204 0 204
2015 227 0 227

Fun Facts about the name Musa

  • How many people with the first name Musa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,373 babies born with the first name Musa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Musa to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Musa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Musa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Musa is Monday, December 23rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Musa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Musa was in 2015 with a total of 227 babies.
  • Random Musa Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Musa is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Musa: Your name in reverse order is Asum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uams. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Musa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,736 people with the last name Musa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Musa? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Musa as their last name.
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Popularity of Musa as a first name

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Popularity of Musa as a last name

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Common first names for Musa

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Musa U.S.
  White 44.99% 64.26%
  African American 36.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Musa

People with the last name Musa are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Musa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Musa as well as things modernly associated with the name Musa such as celebrities named Musa.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Musa

The name "Musa" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Arabic form of Moses". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Mu"sa
A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (Musa paradisiaca of Linnæus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (Musa Ensete), the Philippine Island (Musa textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.

Etymology: NL., fr. Ar. mauz mauza, banana

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Musaceae: bananas

Transliteration of Arabic مُوسَى (mūsā) and Persian موسی (Musâ); ultimately from Biblical Hebrew.

  • English usage may also be translingual use of the corresponding Turkish Musa.
  1. A male given name.

Musa was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Japanese, Latin, and Turkish

Other Inspirations for the Name Musa

Musa Basjoo
Musa Braids And Weaves
Musa Braids
Musa Cerantonio
Musa Martial Arts
Musa Subasi
Musa Winx
Musa Yahaya
Musa Smith

What does the name Musa mean?

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Sis for self respect, a solid score here.

Ais for activities, for you have many.

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