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Gender: F Origin of Asia: Place-name Asia's Popularity in 2012: #794

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This still attractive and exotic place-name was one of the first to gain popularity, though it now probably owes some of its favor to its similarity to Aisha. Asia ranked as high as Number 195 on the U.S. baby names popularity list in 1997.

In Greek myth, Asia is the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and mother of, among others, Atlas and Prometheus.

The best known modern bearer of the name is Italian actress, singer and director Asia Argento, who is probably responsible for its popularity in Italy.

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Famous People Named Asia

Asia Argento (Asia is one of her middle names), Italian actress/director. She pronounces it the Italian way AH-zia
Virginia Asia Agnelli, daughter of Fiat heir Giovanni Agnelli

Pop Culture References for the Name Asia

Asia Ray was a contestant on Abby Lee Miller's Ultimate Dance Competition.

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