Asim (also spelled Aasim, Asim, Asem Arabic: عاصم‎‎ ‘āṣim) is a male given name of Arabic origin, which means "protector, guardian, defender." This same word also means "a word, a message" in Akan, spoken by Akans and by inhabitants of Suriname. Asem is also a female given name of Kazakh origin, which means "beauty, beautiful, refined, graceful, elegant, excellent, splendid, magnificent." It is not related to the Indian given name Asim.

Given name