Asa Name Meaning & Origin

Asa

Pronunciation: AYS-ə (key)

Origin of the name Asa:

Derived from the Hebrew āsā (a healer, a physicial).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Asa

Hebrew: Physician
Japanese (Girl): Child of Light (pronounced ah-sah)
Japanese (Boy): Morning; Dawn (pronounced ah-sah)

Famous real-life people named Asa

Asa, Old Testament ancient king of the Kingdom of Judah. Father of Jehoshaphat.
Asa Griggs Candler (an American business tycoon who made most of his money selling Coca-Cola)
Asa Butterfield, English actor.
Asa Philip Randolph, African-American civil rights leader and union organizer.
Asa Gray, American botanist.
Asa Taccone, lead singer of indie rock band Electric Guest
Asa Wentworth Tenney (1833-1897)- United States federal judge

Asa in song, story & screen

Asa Buchanan, fictional character on the soap opera One Life to Live.

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