The name Sousa is of Hebrew origin.
The English meaning of Sousa is See Shushan
The surname Sousa is a artificial name, which means that it has no connection with the origin or the characteristics of the people who bear the name. These names include names of colors, animals, plants, to name but a few common types.
There are many indicators that the name Sousa may be of Jewish origin, emanating from the Jewish communities of Spain and Portugal.
When the Romans conquered the Jewish nation in 70 CE, much of the Jewish population was sent into exile throughout the Roman Empire. Many were sent to the Iberian Peninsula. The approximately 750,000 Jews ...