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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Wissam

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  • A user from Canada says the name Wissam is of Arabic origin and means "Medal of honor".
  • A submission from Mauritius says the name Wissam means "Badge of honor" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Wissam is of Arabic origin and means "Wissam Means Medal".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Wissam means "Badge of Honor, medal of honor" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Wissam

Wissam Al Mana is a businessman. Wissam was given the name Wissam Saleh Al Mana in 1975 in Doha.


Wissam Ben Yedder is a soccer player for the Toulouse FC, UJA Maccabi Paris M├ętropole, France national futsal team, and France national under-21 football team. Wissam was born on August 12th, 1990 in Sarcelles.


Wissam was born on April 11th, 1965 in Btouratige. He died on October 19th, 2012.


Wiz Kilo is a hip hop, pop, r&b, electro, urban, hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and electro (music) musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. Wiz was given the name Wissam Kilo on March 5th, 1984. Wiz is also known as Wiz.


Wissam was born on February 19th, 1983 in Nazareth.


They hold the title Mister Lebanon 2005, Mister International 2006, and Mister Lebanon. Wissam was born Wissam Hanna on April 14th, 1981 in Jezzine.


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Fun Facts about the name Wissam

  • How Popular is the name Wissam? Wissam is the 29,142nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wissam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 169 babies born with the first name Wissam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wissam 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 Wissam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Wissam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wissam was in 2017 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wissam: Your name in reverse order is Massiw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mwassi. How do you pronounce that?

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