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 Asmara

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  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Asmara means "Beautiful butterfly" and is of Unknown origin.

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  1. The capital of Eritrea
  1. The capital of Eritrea.

Asmara was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Asmara

Andjar was given the name Abisin Abbas on February 26th, 1902 in Alahan Panjang. He passed away on October 20th, 1961.




Boy Jati Asmara is a sports team member for the Persijap Jepara.


Fun Facts about the name Asmara

  • How Popular is the name Asmara? Asmara is the 38,344th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Asmara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89 babies born with the first name Asmara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asmara 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 Asmara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Asmara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asmara is Monday, March 7th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Asmara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asmara was in 2013 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Asmara: Your name in reverse order is Aramsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raamsa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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