First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Assyria

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  1. An ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq

Learned borrowing from Latin Assyria, from Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία (Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 (Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, “Assur”), its original capital.

  1. A Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history.

Assyria was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Assyria

Prince of Assyria is a noteworthy human. Prince was born in Baghdad. Prince is also known as Ninos Dankha (birth name).


Fun Facts about the name Assyria

  • How Popular is the name Assyria? Assyria is the 33,353rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Assyria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117 babies born with the first name Assyria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Assyria 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 Assyria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Assyria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Assyria is Monday, March 6th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Assyria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Assyria was in 1995 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Assyria: Your name in reverse order is Airyssa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Risyaas. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Assyria mean?

Ais for action, something to take now

Sis for strength, there when needed.

Sis for sensitive, another side shows.

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Iis for ideals, no higher!

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Past life for Assyria born Apr 4, 1951

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 Northern England approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.