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From Old Norse Ása, short form of female compound names beginning with the element áss, óss (god). First recorded as a (revived) given name in Sweden in 1888. Cognate with Danish and Norwegian Aase, Åse.

Proper noun[edit]

Åsa c (genitive Åsas)

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]


  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 37 515 females with the given name Åsa living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.