What does Asa mean?
Asa [asa] as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Asa) is pronounced AY-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Asa is "doctor, healer". Biblical: name of the third king of Judah, who reigned for forty years. Made popular by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Asa has 1 variant: Ase.Creative forms:
(male) Asak, Asan, ..
(female) Aa, Asat, .. Middle name pairings:
Asa Markell (A.M.), ..
How popular is Asa?
Asa is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1133 out of 1220, Top 93%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#46083 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Asa reached its top rank of #222 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #531. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Asa is pronounced similarly to Acee, Acey, Acie, Asaya, Esau, Isa, Isaia, Isais, Isiah▼, Issy and Osei. Other recommended names are Ara, Asad, Asaf, Ash and Ava. These names tend to be less commonly used than Asa.See names in meaning and etymology.