Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈaus.ta/(Icelandic)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Short form of Ástríðr. It nearly coincides with Icelandic ást meaning "love".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAsta, Astrid(Danish) Astrid(English) Astrid, Astride(French) Astrid(German) Asta, Astrid, Astri(Norwegian) Asta, Astrid, Sassa(Swedish)
Same SpellingAsta
User SubmissionsÁstá, Åsta, Asta


Name Days

Norway: March 28 (as Åsta)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023