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


Similar surnames: Issac, Musa, Assaf, Assad, Basa, Rosa, Posa, Isa, Ossa, Kosa

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