Asa

Asa - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Asa, meaning healer; born in the morning, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #848. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Asa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Asa? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Asa. The baby boy name Asa was given to 417 baby boys in 2012, ranking #560 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,935 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Asa peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 536.



Famous with this name

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Asa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Asa is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #137 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,124.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Asa is where you live.


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Asa origin and meaning

Asa is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means healer; born in the morning. To see famous people named Asa, pop culture references for the name Asa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Asa

We've found the following names that sound similar to Asa, sorted by popularity.

Ace / Ajay / Akash / Ayush / Akshay / Aayush / Aj / Aakash / Aziz / Acie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012560
2011536
2010585
2009550
2008648
2007608
2006639
2005638
2004674
2003665
2002694
2001647
2000673
1999722
1998824
1997798
1996986
1995945
1994845
1993943
1992957
1991857
1990836
1989766
1988814
1987920
19861119
1985854
1984888
1983842
1982856
1981763
1980827
19791127
19781256
19771167
1976982
19751680
19741253
19731493
19721447
19711367
19701235
19691343
19681099
19661526
19651238
19641471
19621139
19611608
19601575
19571419
19561216
19551574
19541442
19521455
19511109
19501371
19491228
19481440
1947958
19451417
19421216
19411325
19401347
19391424
19381075
19371067
1936868
1935837
1934836
1933772
19321358
19311039
1930943
1929940
1928756
1927606
1926674
1925760
1924694
1923598
1922741
1921690
1920639
1919755
1918621
1917768
1916582
1915593
1914809
1913730
1912848

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont137
Oregon284
South Carolina326
Georgia341
Tennessee348
Arkansas359
North Carolina378
New Mexico382
Massachusetts390
Kansas399
Iowa402
Missouri417
Ohio447
Virginia490
Pennsylvania518
Indiana534
Illinois536
Colorado540
Wisconsin545
Louisiana547
Oklahoma567
Florida605
Alabama619
Washington632
Michigan658
Texas671
California772
Minnesota795
Maryland847
Arizona943
New Jersey960
New York1124

Even more about Asa


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Asa a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Asa?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Asa
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,935
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +417

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