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Issa Family History

Issa Name Meaning
Arabic (mainly Lebanon and Syria): from the personal name ?Isa, Arabic form of Hebrew Yeshua, Greek Iesous (see Jesus). This name is born by both Christian and Muslim Arabs. In Islam ?Isa is a prophet, ‘a messenger of Allah and his word’ (Qur’an 4:171). In the Qur’an 19:30, he proclaims, ‘He (Allah) has given me the Book and established me as a Prophet.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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4,487 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
340 Military Records
1,969 Immigration Records
795 Census and Voter Lists
502 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Issa Families

  • Number of Issa families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Issa families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Issa Family Origin

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Issa Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Issa

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Issa Family Occupations

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