Meaning and name origin
Asuncion \a-sun-cion, as(u)-ncion\ as a girl's 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.
Asuncion has 1 variant form: Asencion.
For more information, see also the related girl name Assunta.
Asuncion is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2494 out of 4276, Top 58%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#9065 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Asuncion and its variant form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Assunta. (2014 statistics).