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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asja

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  • A user from Germany says the name Asja is of Russian origin and means "Asja is the short form of Anastasja (Anastasia) and means "the risen one". It is the female opposite of the greek name Anastasios.".

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  1. help
  2. protection

Notable Persons Named Asja

Asja Lacis was an epic theatre writer. Asja was born on October 19th, 1891 in LÄ«gatne. They passed away on November 21st, 1979.


Asja was born on September 27th, 1994.


Fun Facts about the name Asja

  • How Popular is the name Asja? Asja is the 20,523rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Asja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 336 babies born with the first name Asja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asja 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 Asja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Asja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asja is Friday, January 11th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Asja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asja was in 1999 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Asja: Your name in reverse order is Ajsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jasa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Asja born May 27, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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