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

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.

Famous People Named Asta

Asta Nielsen, Danish actress, star of German silent films
Asta Backman, Finnish actress
Asta Hansen, Danish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Asta

Asta, dog in the "Thin Man" film series

Astra, Esther, Hadassah, Asti, Hester, Astera, Stella, Estrella, Estella, Etoile, Asteria