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A is for adventure, take a new one today

S is for select, as few are chosen.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

F is for forgiving, of others and your own mistakes

Notable Persons Named Asaf

Asaf Jah VII Mir Osman Ali Khan is a monarch. He holds the title The Nizam of Hyderabad. His career lasted from 1911 to 1948.


Asaf Avidan is a folk music, folk rock, rock music, blues rock, and indie rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, harmonica, and piano. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Asaf was born on March 23rd, 1980 in Jerusalem.


Asaf Ali was an indian independence activist, freedom fighter, first ambassador from india to usa, railway, transport kingmaker, india, resistance movement, ambassador, and transport. Asaf was born on May 11th, 1888 in India. He left this life on April 1st, 1953.


Asaf Jah V Afzal ad-Dawlah was royalty. He holds the title The Nizam of Hyderabad, GCSI, Nizam of Hyderabad, and Order of the Star of India. He was most active from 1857 to 1869. Asaf was born as the child of Nasir-ud-dawlah and Asaf Jah IV on October 11th, 1827 in Gufran Manzil, Hyderabad State, British India. He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 1869.


Asaf was born in 1974 in Israel.


Asaf was born on October 9th, 1922 in Nahalal. He left this life on November 6th, 1956.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Asaf

Hale Asaf is a in the field of painting. Hale was given the name Hale Salih in Istanbul.


Michal Asaf is an athlete for the Bnot Netanya F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Asaf

  • How Popular is the name Asaf? Asaf is the 22,582nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Asaf have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 280 babies born with the first name Asaf in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asaf to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Asaf? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Asaf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asaf is Tuesday, December 23rd, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Asaf born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asaf was in 1992 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Asaf Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Asaf is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Asaf: Your name in reverse order is Fasa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Faas. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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