Issa Family History

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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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Issa Family Origin

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Issa Family Occupations

What did your Issa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Nil was the top reported job for people in the UK named Issa.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Nil

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Issa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 922 census records available for the last name Issa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Issa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Issa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 420 military records available for the last name Issa. For the veterans among your Issa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Issa Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Issa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Issa in 1960 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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