Asian is a name category referring to a wide variety of languages spoken on the continent of Asia and in nearby Asian countries and/or islands. Many Asian languages have a long tradition of writing such as Chinese, Hindi and Japanese. These languages possess some of the oldest recorded and preserved writings known on earth. Asian languages also have a long history of tradition and cultural meaning among ancient empires and handed down through various conquerors and dynasties. Baby Name World has many baby names and name meanings considered to be Asian or of Asian origin.