"living, prosperous"

Asia Origin and Meaning

The name Asia is a girl's name .

This still attractive place name was one of the first to gain popularity, though it now probably owes some of its favor to the similar Aisha. Asia ranked as high as Number 195 on the US 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.

One of the best known modern bearers of the name is Italian actress, singer, and director Asia Argento, who is probably responsible for its popularity in Italy, where it ranks Number 35. Asia Monet Ray is a dancer featured on the hit television shows Dance Moms and Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition.

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Asia Rank in US Top 1000

# 1500 on Nameberry

Asia Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Asia Popularity

Famous People Named Asia

  • Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa "Asia" ArgentoItalian actress/director, pronounced AH,zia
  • Asia Monet RayAmerican TV personality of "Ultimate Dance Competition," "Raising Asia," and "Dance Moms"
  • Junelyn Alexis "Asia" AgcaoiliFilipina actress and TV personality
  • Asia Hernandez Cunilleradaughter of Spanish footballer Xavi Hernandez
  • Virginia Asia Agnellidaughter of Italian Fiat heir Giovanni Agnelli

Asia in Pop Culture

  • AsiaBritish progressive rock band
  • Asiaa continent.
  • Asia Ramonecharacter from "What Real Life Is"
  • Asia KinneyLady Gaga & Taylor Kinney's dog