Meaning and name origin
Asma \a-sma, as-ma\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Asma is "high status". Name of an important person in the history of Islam, the niece of the Prophet Muhammad. Her refusal to betray her uncle and her father made it possible for them to escape Mecca in the seventh century.
Asma is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#75354 out of 88799, Top 85%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Asma for girls (2014 statistics).
Asma is also pronounced similarly to Esma, Esmae, Esmay, Esme, Osma and Ozma. Other suggested similar baby names are Acima, Agna, Alma, Ama, Amma, Asa, Asha, Asia, Asima, Assa, Asta and Asya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Asma.