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 Astra

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Astra means "Like a star".
  • A user from Indonesia says the name Astra is of Greek origin and means "Like a star".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Astra

Astra was born in 1979.


Astra is a comics character.


Astra was born on August 25th, 1929. She left this life on August 31st, 2008.


Astra Goldmane is a chess player. Astra was given the name Astra Ozola on June 24th, 1956 in Riga, Latvia. Astra is also known as Goldmane, Astra; Ozola, and Astra.


Astra was born on September 2nd, 1932.


Astra was born on October 9th, 1944 in Riga.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Astra

Astra is a comics character.


Gunārs was born on October 22nd, 1931 in Riga,. They passed away on April 6th, 1988.


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Fun Facts about the name Astra

  • How Popular is the name Astra? Astra is the 18,872nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Astra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 389 babies born with the first name Astra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Astra 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 Astra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Astra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Astra is Wednesday, May 4th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Astra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Astra was in 1978 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Astra: Your name in reverse order is Artsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Satra. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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