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Reza Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of the three places in Ourense province, Galicia named Reza. Portuguese: from a derivative of rezar ‘to pray’. Muslim (chiefly Iranian): from the Persian personal name Reza, from Arabic ri?da’ ‘contentment’, ‘satisfaction’. Ri?da’ ?Ali ibn Musa (765–817) was the eighth imam of the Shiites. Reza Shah Pahlavi was the first Shah of the Pahlavi dynasty (1925–79) in Iran. Reza is used to form names in combination with other words, e.g. Reza ul-Karim (Ri?da’ al-Karim) ‘satisfaction of The Most Generous’, i.e. Allah.

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


Similar surnames: Rada, Roza, Reda, Seda, Cea, Rega, Reha, Reta, Tena, Rehm

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Reza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Reza in 1948 was 38, and 54 in 2004.

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