First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asai

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Alt. Meaning

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Notable Persons Named Asai

Asai Chū was a in the field of painting. They hold the title Harvest. Asai was born on July 22nd, 1856 in Sakura, Chiba. They passed away on December 16th, 1907.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Asai

Katsuaki was born in 1942.


Tetsuhiko Asai was a martial artist. Tetsuhiko was born on June 7th, 1935 in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. He left this life on August 15th, 2006.


Ayaka Asai is a voice acting and voice actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Ayaka was born on May 11th, 1992 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.



Kiyomi Asai is a voice actress and voice acting in japan. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Kiyomi was born on April 12th, 1974 in Tokyo, Japan.


Eriko was born in 1959.


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Popularity of Asai as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asai U.S.
  White 9.07% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 80.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asai

People with the last name Asai are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Asai

  • How Popular is the name Asai? Asai is the 54,673rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Asai was the 51,066th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Asai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31 babies born with the first name Asai in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Asai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Asai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asai is Sunday, September 15th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Asai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asai was in 2017 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Asai: Your name in reverse order is Iasa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 408 people with the last name Asai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asai? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asai as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.