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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asp

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Asp
Same as Aspen.
noun Asp
A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the Naja haje. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, esp. to Vipera aspis of southern Europe. See Haje.

Etymology: L. aspis, fr. Gr. 'aspi`s: cf. OF. aspe, F. aspic

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
  2. Of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder

Notable Persons Named Asp

Asp is a comics character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Asp

Asp is a comics character.


Anna Asp is a production designer and art director. She was most prominent from 1971 to present. Anna was born on May 16th, 1946 in Söderhamn.


Jonathan Asp is a soccer player for the Åtvidabergs FF, IFK Klagshamn, Trelleborgs FF, BK Höllviken, Sweden national under-17 football team, Sweden national under-19 football team, and Sweden national under-21 football team. Jonathan was born on May 6th, 1990 in Malmö.


Pär Asp is a soccer player for the Gefle IF, Kiruna FF, and IF Brommapojkarna. Pär was born on August 14th, 1982 in Sweden.


Henry was born in 1856. He breathed his last breath in 1923.


Patrik Asp is an athlete for the Swedish Under-19 Football Championships.


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Popularity of Asp as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asp U.S.
  White 95.09% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asp

People with the last name Asp are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Asp

  • How Popular is the name Asp? As a last name Asp was the 31,554th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Asp? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Asp was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Asp: Your name in reverse order is Psa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asp? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 733 people with the last name Asp.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asp? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asp as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.