Arabic pronunciation: [muːsaː]
Musa ( Arabic: موسى) is a male given name, corresponding to Moses, see also Moses in Islam.
A theory is that the name Musa comes from the Hebrew language.
Mu means box while sa is wood. This is because Asiya, Pharaoh's wife, found him floating in the Nile river in a wooden box. Another theory is that Musa comes from the Ancient Egyptian word for newborn.
People with the given name [ edit ]
Musa Aydın (born 1980), Turkish footballer
Musa Çağıran, Turkish footballer
Musa Çelebi (died 1413), an Ottoman prince and a co-ruler of the empire
Musa Cälil, Tatar poet and anti-Nazi resistance fighter
Musa Ćazim Ćatić, was a Bosniak poet
Musa Cooper, So You Think You Can Dance finalist
Musa al-Kadhim, seventh imām of Twelver Shī‘ah Muslims
Musa McKim, American artist and poet
Musa Nizam, Turkish footballer
Musa bin Nusayr (640–716), Yemeni Muslim governor and general under the Umayyads, Viceroy of North Africa since 698, invaded Spain in 711
Musa of Parthia, queen of Parthia c. 2 BC – AD 4
Mūsā ibn Shākir, Persian engineer and astronomer
Musa ibn Musa ibn Qasi, leader of the muwallad Banu Qasi clan
Musa Hitam, Malaysian politician; former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
Moussa Koussa, Libyan general under Qadaffi
People with the surname [ edit ]
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