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Girl Name: Asenath

Name: Asenath
Pronunciation: \a-sena-th, as(e)-nath\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: she belongs to her father
Origin: Egyptian
Sounds Like: Asante, Assunta
Variant forms: Acenath


Asenath \a-sena-th, as(e)-nath\ as a girl's name is pronounced a-SEE-nath. It is of Egyptian origin, and the meaning of Asenath is "she belongs to her father". Also possibly from Aramaic meaning "thorn bush" or from an Egyptian name meaning "gift of Isis". Biblical: Joseph's Egyptian wife.

Asenath has 1 variant form: Acenath.

Baby names that sound like Asenath are Asante and Assunta.


Asenath is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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