Asunción - Meaning of Asunción

What does Asunción mean?

[ 3 syll. as-unci&oacut-e;n ] The baby girl name Asunción is pronounced aa-SuwN-THYOWN in Spanish or aa-SuwN-SYOWN in Spanish-Latin American †. Asunción's language of origin is Spanish, and it is used largely in the German and Spanish languages. It is literally from the word asunción meaning 'assumption'. This is one of the many titles bestowed in honour of the Virgin Mary. The name commemorates her assumption into heaven, and also refers to the 'Feast of Assumption' on August 15. The form Assunta is likewise derived from the title 'Maria Assunta'.

Forms of the name include the Basque Aisone, the Catalan Assumpció, the Catalan and Irish Assumpta, the Portuguese Assunção, the Italian Assunta, the Spanish Asuncion, and the Latin Sión.

Another variant of Asunción is the Spanish short form Asun.

See also the related categories, heaven (god), mary, virgin (pure), spanish, and german.

Asunción is infrequently used as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Asunción include Amanee, Ascención, Ascencion, Asuncion, Aghanashini, Undyn, and Undyne.

† Pronunciation for Asunción: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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