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Asia - A very unique female name



  Feb 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Asia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1967 on position #2183. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Asia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Asia? 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 Asia. The baby girl name Asia was given to 296 baby girls in 2012, ranking #783 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,774 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Asia peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1997 on position 195.



Famous with this name

Asia Argento
Asia Luna Mohmand
Asia De Marcos


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Asia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Asia is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #241 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,387.

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 Asia is where you live.


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Asia origin and meaning

Asia is a 4 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Asia, pop culture references for the name Asia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Asia

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

Aisha / Aja / Asha / Ayesha / Acacia / Aysha / Ashia / Aysia / Aiko / Asya /

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
2012783
2011666
2010525
2009473
2008386
2007326
2006331
2005290
2004245
2003238
2002263
2001251
2000219
1999227
1998206
1997195
1996200
1995216
1994234
1993251
1992252
1991256
1990299
1989315
1988409
1987527
1986540
1985596
1984583
1983565
1982747
1981880
1980922
1979879
19781225
19771253
19761301
1975988
19741206
19731287
19721539
19711651
19701791
19691975
19672183

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana241
Arkansas440
Florida441
New Mexico449
Georgia465
Michigan512
South Carolina518
Pennsylvania559
Tennessee570
North Carolina597
Utah677
Alabama686
Oklahoma690
Kentucky757
Illinois774
Texas795
Ohio852
Maryland880
Virginia901
Massachusetts923
Missouri950
New York1073
California1387

Even more about Asia


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 Asia 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Asia?

3 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
1997
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Asia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,774
Letter count 4
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1967
2012 births +296

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