• 1k Asad


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Asad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Asad as well as things modernly associated with the name Asad such as celebrities named Asad.

Origin and Meaning of Asad

"Asad" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Lion". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Asad

Asad Umar is a MNA and National Assembly of Pakistan. Asad was born on September 8th, 1961 in Pakistan.


Asad Shafiq is an influential person. Asad was born on January 28th, 1986 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


Asad Ahmad is a famous somebody.


Asad Ali Khan was a hindustani classical music musician. He plays rudra veena. Asad was born in 1937 in Alwar. Asad is also known as खान, असद अली (Hindi), and سد علی خاں (Urdu). He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 2011.


Asad Durrani is a leading human. His military service ended in 1993. Asad was born on February 7th, 1941 in Lahore.


Asad Malik is an actor, model (people), tv actor, film actor, and model. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Asad was born in Karachi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Asad

Muhammad Asad was a philosopher. Muhammad was born on July 2nd, 1900 in Lviv. He died on February 20th, 1992.


Talal Asad is a leading human in the field of anthropology. Talal was born in 1933 in Saudi Arabia.


Yamil Asad is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield. Yamil was born on July 27th, 1994 in San Antonio de Padua.


Omar Asad is a soccer player for the Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield and Argentina national football team. Omar was born on April 9th, 1971 in Buenos Aires.


Fatimah bint Asad was an important individual. Fatimah was given the name Fāṭimah bint ʾAsad by her parent Asad ibn Hashim in 68. She died in 4.


Julio Asad is an athlete for the Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Racing Club de Avellaneda, Club Atlético Colón, and Argentina national football team. Julio was born on June 7th, 1953 in Buenos Aires.


How popular is the baby name Asad in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 0 5
1973 6 0 6
1977 9 0 9
1978 7 0 7
1979 10 0 10
1980 9 0 9
1981 13 0 13
1982 14 0 14
1983 15 0 15
1984 11 0 11
1985 12 0 12
1986 15 0 15
1987 16 0 16
1988 33 0 33
1989 26 0 26
1990 20 0 20
1991 27 0 27
1992 40 0 40
1993 39 0 39
1994 47 0 47
1995 30 0 30
1996 31 0 31
1997 41 0 41
1998 40 0 40
1999 43 0 43
2000 45 0 45
2001 56 0 56
2002 50 0 50
2003 35 0 35
2004 55 0 55
2005 41 0 41
2006 39 0 39
2007 52 0 52
2008 49 0 49
2009 33 0 33
2010 40 0 40
2011 49 0 49
2012 46 0 46
2013 52 0 52
2014 31 0 31
2015 36 0 36

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Popularity of Asad as a first name

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Popularity of Asad as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asad U.S.
  White 49.16% 64.26%
  African American 5.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asad

People with the last name Asad are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Asad

  • How Popular is the name Asad? Asad is the 8,807th most popular name of all time. As a last name Asad was the 19,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Asad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,268 babies born with the first name Asad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asad to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Asad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Asad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asad is Wednesday, October 27th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Asad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asad was in 2001 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Asad Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Asad is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Asad: Your name in reverse order is Dasa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,424 people with the last name Asad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asad as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Asad mean?

Ais for aware, of your surroundings

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Dis for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.