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Asta Dahl was the name of one of Roald Dahl's sisters. She was born shortly after his sister Astri died of appendicitis, aged seven (Roald was just three years old when she died). The other two sisters were called Alfhild and Else.
BeccyLeader2  12/18/2018
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This name is beautiful — short and sweet. It is a great nickname for Astrid or other girls' names starting with Ast. Some good combinations are:
· Asta Rose
· Asta Lynn
· Asta Jane
· Elisabeth Asta
· Lucy Asta
· Harriet Asta
· Asta Josephine
· Eleanor Asta.
BeccyLeader2  12/18/2018
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Asta is a male character from the anime "Black Clover".
Princess_Shireen  4/17/2018
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The name can also be found in Lithuania.
According to the birth census, it's not very popular, although is still in common use.
― Anonymous User  11/29/2017
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Also Dutch.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2017
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Makes me think of the punk band Asta Kask.
IsolationHedge  4/30/2015
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I can't help but think of the dog in The Thin Man series but it's a really spunky, cute nickname for Astrid. I like it!
pennycarroll  3/9/2014
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Also used in Finland.
Erme Ioainna  7/30/2013
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Pronounced AHS-tah in Swedish.
Beautiful Victory  12/12/2009
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Sorta famous, I guess. Asta was Crispin's mother in the book "Crispin: The Cross of Lead" by Avi.
xKatiex  6/9/2007
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This is the word for auction in Italian.
ketchuptwins  4/8/2007
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The name of the dog in the Thin Man.
amabel  11/8/2006
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A famous bearer was Danish actress Asta Nielsen.
else_dk  9/19/2005

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