Asta

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162
in the U.S.
since 1880
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602
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Asta

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  • A submission from India says the name Asta means "Missile; arrow; disappear" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.

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Notable Persons Named Asta

Asta was given the name Asta Sofie Amalie Nielsen on September 11th, 1881 in Vesterbro, Copenhagen. She left this life on May 24th, 1972.

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Asta is an indie pop and pop music singing. She plays Vocals. She has been prominent since 2012. Asta was given the name Asta Binnie on January 13th, 1994.

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Ásta was born on February 5th, 1990 in Reykjavík.

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Ásta was born on October 16th, 1949 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Asta was born in 1853. She breathed her last breath in 1933.

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Asta was born on October 5th, 1969.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Asta

Asta is an indie pop and pop music singing. She plays Vocals. She has been prominent since 2012. Asta was given the name Asta Binnie on January 13th, 1994.

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Antonino Asta is a soccer player for the U.S. Lecce, S.S.D. Monza 1912, Torino F.C., S.S.C. Napoli, U.S. Città di Palermo, and Italy national football team. Antonino was born on November 17th, 1970 in Alcamo, Italy.

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Andrea was born in 1673. He breathed his last breath in 1721.

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Abdullah Al Asta is a soccer player for the Al-Shabab FC (Riyadh) and Al-Raed FC. Abdullah was born on August 24th, 1986 in Buraidah.

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Popularity of Asta as a last name

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Common last names for Asta

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Asta U.S.
  White 87.04% 64.26%
  African American 1.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Asta

People with the last name Asta are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Asta

  • How Popular is the name Asta? Asta is the 29,736th most popular name of all time. As a last name Asta was the 37,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Asta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162 babies born with the first name Asta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Asta 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 Asta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Asta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Asta is Thursday, September 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Asta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Asta was in 1955 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Asta: Your name in reverse order is Atsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Asta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 602 people with the last name Asta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Asta? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Asta as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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