Meaning and Origin of: Musa

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old French : A ballad

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from the Arabic personal name Musa (the Biblical Moses). The Qur’an says (19:51): ‘He was specially chosen, and he was a Messenger and a Prophet.’
  • Southern Italian : habitational name from a place called Musa, particularly the one in Melito di Porto Salvo in Reggio Calabria, and the one in Nissorìa in Enna province, Sicily.