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Gender: Female Pronunciation: AHS-tah Meaning of Asta: "divine strength" Origin of Asta: Norwegian "divine strength"

The name Asta is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "divine strength". Asta and is often added to lists like Strong Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

This Scandinavian name was made famous in English-speaking countries as the name of the dog in the "Thin Man" series. Danish actress Asta Nielsen was another famous bearer. Asta can be considered as a short form of Astrid or Augusta.

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Famous People Named Asta

Asta Sofie Amalie Nielsen, Danish-German actress
Asta Elisabeth Backman (born Agda Elisabeth Inberg), Finnish actress
Asta Hansen, Danish actress
Asta Evelyn Binnie-Ireland, Australian singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Asta

Asta, dog in the "Thin Man" film series
Asta, male character and protagonist in the Japanese manga and anime series "Black Clover"

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