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Gender of Asa.

Asa is a name usually given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Asa were boys.

Although Asa is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Asa.

The following meanings are associated with the name Asa:

  • Born at dawn
  • Physician
  • Cure

Origins of Asa.

Some of the origins of Asa are: Japanese and Biblical.

Names related to Asa.

A name with the same meaning as Asa is Remedy.

Lucky numbers for Asa.

Number 5 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Asa is 5.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Asa are: 14 23 32 41 50 59 68 77 86 95.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated five as the lucky number for Asa here: Calculating lucky numbers for Asa.


Popularity of Asa.

Graph of popularity of Asa

Asa was most popular in the year 1881, where it was at position one hundred and seventy-eight for the whole of the USA.

Asa increased in popularity between 2001 and 2006 from position six hundred and fifty to position six hundred and twenty-three.

The most popular decade for the name Asa was from 1880 to 1889.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2006, where it was at position six hundred and twenty-three.


Writers

There are seven Writers called Asa.

  • Asa Gray

    Asa Gray is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Gray)

  • Asa Dotzler

    Asa Dotzler is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Dotzler)

  • Asa Earl Carter

    Asa Earl Carter (September 4, 1925 – June 7, 1979) was an American political speechwriter and author. He was most notable for publishing novels and a best-selling, award-winning memoir under the name Forrest Carter, an identity as a Native American Cherokee.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Earl Carter)

  • Asa Briggs

    Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (born 7 May 1921) is a British historian, one of the most respected historians who has written on the Victorian era. In particular, his trilogy, Victorian People, Victorian Cities, and Victorian Things made a lasting mark on how historians view the nineteenth century.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Briggs)

  • Asa Benveniste

    Asa Benveniste (1925 – 1990) was a poet.At the Grave of Asa Benveniste by Roy Fisher - Poetry Archive... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Benveniste)

  • Asa Aarons

    Asa Aarons (born October 20, 1956), co-creator of "Just Ask Asa!"LinkedIn Profile: Asa Aarons TV Consumer Reporter Thrives on Adversity - New York Times, is an Emmy award-winning consumer reporter and photojournalist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Aarons)

  • Asa Baber

    Asa Baber is a Writer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Baber)

Judges

There are four Judges called Asa.

  • Asa Fitch (Representative)

    Asa Fitch (November 10, 1765 – August 24, 1843) was a U.S.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Fitch (Representative))

  • Asa Adgate

    Asa Adgate (November 17, 1767 – February 15, 1832) was an iron manufacturer, farmer, and local government official who was selected to fill the vacancy in the United States House of Representatives caused by the death of Benjamin Pond.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Adgate)

  • Asa H. Willie

    Asa H. Willie is a Judge... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa H. Willie)

  • Asa Wentworth Tenney

    Asa Wentworth Tenney (May 20, 1833 – December 10, 1897) was a United States federal judge.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Asa Wentworth Tenney)

Journalists

There are three Journalists called Asa.

  • Asa Earl Carter

    Asa Earl Carter (September 4, 1925 – June 7, 1979) was an American political speechwriter and author. He was most notable for publishing novels and a best-selling, award-winning memoir under the name Forrest Carter, an identity as a Native American Cherokee.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Earl Carter)

  • Asa Aarons

    Asa Aarons (born October 20, 1956), co-creator of "Just Ask Asa!"LinkedIn Profile: Asa Aarons TV Consumer Reporter Thrives on Adversity - New York Times, is an Emmy award-winning consumer reporter and photojournalist.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Asa Aarons)

  • Asa Baber

    Asa Baber is a Journalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Baber)

Presidents

There are three Presidents called Asa.

  • Asa S. Knowles

    Asa Smallidge Knowles (January 15, 1909 – August 11, 1990) was the ninth President of the University of Toledo and the third President of Northeastern University. A graduate of Thayer Academy, Knowles went on to earn his AB from Bowdoin College in 1930 and his MA from Boston University a few years later, Knowles began his teaching career at Northeastern, leaving for several years for administrative positions at the University of Rhode Island, the Associated Colleges of Upper New York (1946 – 1948), Cornell University (1948 – 1951), and the University of Toledo.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa S. Knowles)

  • Asa Wentworth Tenney

    Asa Wentworth Tenney (May 20, 1833 – December 10, 1897) was a United States federal judge.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Asa Wentworth Tenney)

  • Asa Messer

    Asa Messer is a President... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Messer)

Actors

There are two Actors called Asa.

  • Asa Shirakura

    is a female seiyuu. She was born on December 30, 1977 in Yamanashi Prefecture.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Shirakura)

  • Asa Butterfield

    Asa Butterfield is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Butterfield)

Naturalists

There are two Naturalists called Asa.

  • Asa Gray

    Asa Gray is a Naturalist... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Gray)

  • Asa Fitch

    Dr. Asa Fitch was born February 24, 1809.... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Fitch)

Soccer Players

There are two Soccer Players called Asa.

  • Asa Hall

    Asa Hall is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Asa Hall)

  • Asa Hartford

    Asa Hartford is a Soccer Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Asa Hartford)

Chess Players

There is one Chess Player called Asa.

  • Asa Hoffmann

    Asa Hoffmann (born 1943) is an FIDE Master in chess from the United States of America. He is known as "the sparring partner of champions"http://www.... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Hoffmann)

Criminals

There is one Criminal called Asa.

  • Asa Earl Carter

    Asa Earl Carter (September 4, 1925 – June 7, 1979) was an American political speechwriter and author. He was most notable for publishing novels and a best-selling, award-winning memoir under the name Forrest Carter, an identity as a Native American Cherokee.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Earl Carter)

Inventors

There is one Inventor called Asa.

  • Asa Whitney (canal commissioner)

    Asa Whitney (December 1, 1791 Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts - June 4, 1874 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American manufacturer, inventor, railroad executive and politician.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Asa Whitney (canal commissioner))

Philosophers

There is one Philosopher called Asa.

  • Asa Kasher

    Asa Kasher (, born on 6 June 1940 in Jerusalem) is an Israeli philosopher and linguist working at Tel Aviv University, Israel. He is noted for authorship of Israel Defense Forces's Code of Conduct.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Asa Kasher)

Poets

There is one Poet called Asa.

  • Asa Benveniste

    Asa Benveniste (1925 – 1990) was a poet.At the Grave of Asa Benveniste by Roy Fisher - Poetry Archive... ( from the wikipedia article on Asa Benveniste)

Asa

Gender: usually male

Meaning: Born at dawn, Physician and Cure

Origin: Japanese and Biblical

Lucky Number: Five

Popularity: Position 178 in 1881, currently increasing

Famous people

Seven Writers

Four Judges

Three Journalists

Three Presidents

Two Actors

Two Naturalists

Two Soccer Players

One Chess Player

One Criminal

One Inventor

One Philosopher

One Poet