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- Asser is from the Tyddewi (St David's) in the Welsh kingdom of Dyfed (modern Pembrokeshire).
- The name 'Asser' is thought to based on the Hebrew name "Asher", meaning 'blessed'. It was common for ordained Christian priests and monks to adopt names derived from the Bible. Asser's native birthname may have been Gwyn, which also means 'blessed' in Welsh.