Meaning and Origin of: Asa
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First name origins & meanings:
- Japanese : Born in the morning
- Hebrew : Healer
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Japanese : variously written, sometimes with characters used phonetically. It can mean ‘morning’, but the most likely meaning is ‘hemp’, making it a topographic or occupational name. Both forms are found mostly in Amami, one of the Ryūkyū Islands.
- Hungarian : from Assa, a pet form of the ecclesiastical personal name Asbót (see Oswald).