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Girl Name: Asuncion

Name: Asuncion
Pronunciation: \a-sun-cion, as(u)-ncion\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: Assumption (of the Virgin Mary into Heaven)
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Assunta
Variant forms: Asencion
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2494
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9065


Asuncion \a-sun-cion, as(u)-ncion\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Asuncion is "Assumption (of the Virgin Mary into Heaven)". Asunci?s a Spanish name. The event commemorated by this name is celebrated in Christian countries on August 15. Also the name of the capital city of Paraguay.

Asuncion has 1 variant form: Asencion.

For more information, see also the related name Assunta.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Asuncion.


Asuncion is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2494 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9065 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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