Asha

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Female Female Name

Origin and Meaning

1) English spelling of Sanskrit आशा (asha/ashaa) = 'hope, desire, a region, ray, promise, prospect, trust' [1] [2]

2) Swahili form of Aisha

Related Names

Asha
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Sanskrit/Swahili

Further Information

Asha is a very common name among immigrants from India and Africa, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
571 639 1 3
Norway Norway[4]
254 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
162 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 118 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Asha.

Sources: [3] [5] [4] [6]

References

  1. Mandeep Kaur Dimpy: Sikh Baby Names (1999)
  2. R. C. Dogra/Urmila Dogra: Thought Provoking Sikh Names (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi