What does Asya mean?
Asya \a-sya, as-ya\ as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Greek derivation, and the name Asya means "He (God) has favored me; sunrise". Asya is a form of Anne (Hebrew): the English form of Hannah. Asya is also a variant of Asia (Greek).
Asya has 29 more related variations via Anne, Asia: Aine, Aja, Ana, Anci, Anet, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika, Anissa▼, Anita▼, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann▼, Anna, Anni, Anny, Anona, Anuska, Anya, Anyu, Ayn, Azha, Hana▼, Nana, Nina, Nita▼ and Nona▼.
Asya is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Asya is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Asya and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Asya (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Aine, Aja, Ana (#222 last year), Anika (#519), Anissa, Anita, Ann (#945), Anna (#34), Anne (#553), Anya (#472), Asia (#806), Hana (#841), Nana, Nina (#295), Nita and Nona. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4009%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2696%, down 32.8%), with forms such as Ann, Anne, Asia, Hana and Nona falling out of fashion. Ana (#222), Anika (#519) and Anya (#472) are three of the more chic names for newborns among these, with Ana undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Asya is alike in pronunciation to Asa, Assa, Assi, Aza and Isa▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Aesha, Agy, Agye, Aisha, Aisia, Ajua, Alya, Amya▼, Ase, Asha, Ashah, Ashia, Asma, Asta, Aya and Aysha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Asya.