First name origins & meanings:
- Japanese: Born in the morning
- Hebrew: Healer
First name variations: Assa, Asaa, Ase
Last name origins & meanings:
- Japanese: variously written, sometimes with characters used
phonetically. It can mean ‘morning’, but the most likely meaning is
‘hemp’, making it a topographic or occupational name. Both forms are
found mostly in Amami, one of the Ryūkyū Islands.
- Hungarian: from Assa, a pet form of the ecclesiastical
personal name Asbót (see Oswald).
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