There are multiple origins and translations for the name Asaf:
1. Hebrew name (אסף) interpretation - "chosen by God; collection, compilation".
The Bible Asaf - one of the most important musicians of David.
2. Arabic name (أَسَف) means - "sorrow; apology; regret; sadness".
3. Arabic (عَسَّاف) [Assaf] denotation - "despotic; oppressor; tyrannical".