Isa Name Meaning

Arabic: variant of Issa. Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘that’ and ‘help’. The name is found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Asa, Ida, Iha, Imai, Oba, Sa, Niwa, Iwai, Issa, Pisa

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Isa Family Origin

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Isa Family Occupations

What did your Isa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Isa. 54% of Isa men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    54%
  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Foreman
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Isa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Isa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Isa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Isa. For the veterans among your Isa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Isa Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Isa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Isa in 1963 was 76, and 60 in 2003.

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