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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Asma mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Asma

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  • A user from Saudi Arabia says the name Asma is of Canadian origin and means "Supreme, beautiful, strong".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Notable Persons Named Asma

Asma al-Assad is a First Lady of Syria. Asma was given the name Asma Akhras on August 11th, 1975.

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Asma Jilani Jahangir is a Supreme Court Bar Association, Chairperson of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, and Chairperson ofHuman Rights Commission of Pakistan. Asma was given the name Asma Jilani in Lahore, Punjab province, West-Pakistan.

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Asma Lamnawar is an arabic music musician. She has been prominent since 2002. Asma was born Asma Lamnawar on July 25th, 1978.

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Asma Shirazi is a journalist. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Asma was born in 1976 in Islamabad.

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Asma Gull Hasan is a writer, political pundit, chief legal officer, and general counsel. Asma was born in Chicago.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Asma

Princess Lalla Asma is royalty. She holds the title Princess of Morocco and Morocco. Princess was born as the child of Hassan II of Morocco and Lalla Latifa on September 29th, 1965 in Rabat.

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Janita Asma is an actress. She has been prominent since 2015.

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Stephen was born in 1966.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 6 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 18 18 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 26 26 0
1984 26 26 0
1985 34 34 0
1986 30 30 0
1987 29 29 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 27 27 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 31 31 0
1992 47 47 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 41 41 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 41 41 0
1998 54 54 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 52 52 0
2002 55 55 0
2003 51 51 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 55 55 0
2007 64 64 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 64 64 0
2010 63 63 0
2011 65 65 0
2012 64 64 0
2013 69 69 0
2014 78 78 0
2015 93 93 0
2016 105 105 0
2017 104 104 0

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Popularity of Asma as a first name

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Popularity of Asma as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asma U.S.
  White 72.38% 64.26%
  African American 4.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asma

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

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Fun Facts about the name Asma

  • How Popular is the name Asma? Asma is the 6,909th most popular name of all time. As a last name Asma was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Asma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,952 babies born with the first name Asma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asma to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Asma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Asma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asma is Wednesday, March 19th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Asma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asma was in 2016 with a total of 105 babies.
  • Random Asma Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Asma is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Asma: Your name in reverse order is Amsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Asma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asma? Asma 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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