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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Askia

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Askia means "King of kings" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: English, Arabic, and Eritrea

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Notable Persons Named Askia

Askia Muhammad is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Songhai Empire and Emperor of theSonghai Empire.


Askia Booker is a basketball player for the Bakersfield Jam and Arkadikos in the NBA Development League. He was most active from 2015 to present. Askia was born on August 31st, 1993 in Inglewood, California.


He holds the title Emperor of the Songhai Empire and Emperor of theSonghai Empire. He was most prominent from 1529 to 1529. He left this life in 1531.


Askia was born on October 13th, 1938.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Askia U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 86.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Askia

People with the last name Askia are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Askia

  • How Popular is the name Askia? Askia is the 20,779th most popular name of all time. As a last name Askia was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Askia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 329 babies born with the first name Askia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Askia 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 Askia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Askia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Askia is Sunday, December 10th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Askia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Askia was in 1979 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Askia: Your name in reverse order is Aiksa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kiaas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Askia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Askia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Askia? Askia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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