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What does Asuncion mean?

Asuncion Pronunciation of Asuncion [asun-cion] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Asuncion is "Assumption (of the Virgin Mary into Heaven)". Asunción is a Spanish name. The event commemorated by this name is celebrated in Christian countries on August 15. Also the name of the capital city of Paraguay.

Associated with: virgin, heaven, celebrated (light).


Asuncion has 1 variant: Asencion.

Related girl name: Assunta.

Creative forms:
(female) Asunin, Azucion, ..

(male) Asunin, Asunton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Asuncion Simone (A.S.), ..

How popular is Asuncion?

Asuncion is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2494 out of 4276, Top 58%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#9700 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Asuncion (not ranked) is Assunta. This relation of Asuncion was favored as a baby name a century ago (#1091). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Assunta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Asuncion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adoncia, Anci, Ancina, Anunciacion, Anunciata, Arunika, Arunima, Ashlin, Ashlinn, Ashni, Ashton, Aston, Asucena, Aunika, Auriol, Auron and Austin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Asuncion.

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