Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #16796 in 2013 and # in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Latin Assyria, from Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία ‎(Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 ‎(Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 ‎(Aššur, “Assur”), its original capital.


-A Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history