US Popularity:2937
Other Origin(s):Greek, Hebrew
Meaning:To go out, rise; Land of the sunrise; East; God is gracious
A feminine personal name in Polish, Asia is a diminutive of Joanna and carries the meaning "God is gracious." As far as place names for baby go, none is quite as epic as Asia. The largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia is not only home to a vast number of peoples, languages, and cultures, but it's also a beautiful girl’s name. The word derives from the Greek Ἀσία, meaning “to go out, rise.” Asia also probably comes from the Akkadian root Asu, which means "east" and refers to the sunrise, granting Asia the meaning "land of the sunrise." Asia is where the sun returns to brighten Earth each day, making it a powerful choice for baby's first dawn.

Asia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Asia is currently #1712 on The Bump
Girl:Asia is currently #761 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Asia is currently #2937 in U.S. births
Girl:Asia is currently #1100 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 198
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Asia, September 2017

  • Behind the Name, Asia 1, January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Asia 2, January 2019

  • Name Doctor, Asia

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