Ashton name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and Anglo-Saxon
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ashton a-sh-ton
Meaning: From the Ash Tree Farm, Ash Tree Town, Town of Ash Trees and Ash and Village
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What does Ashton mean?

Meaning of Ashton is Ash Tree Enclosure, Ash Tree Settlement, Town of Ash Trees or Ash and Village is particulary used in English, a gender insensitive name has origin in Anglo-Saxon and Old English.

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How do I pronounce Ashton?

The three syllabled name Ashton is pronounced, a-sh-ton.

Variants of Ashton

Aschton, Ash

Nicknames for Ashton

Some possible nicknames for the baby name Ashton include:

Names that rhyme with Ashton

How popular is the name Ashton?

a very popular name in United States with over 89857 new-borns have been given the name since 1881. At present the name is rising, in 2004, 5435 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 76th position.

Moreover, the first name has been to the top 100 baby names 1 times Also, Ashton was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 9461 babies have been given the given name in 41 years.

When at its peak in 2009, it ranked 69th when 1005 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 41 years, the name is on free fall on the charts.

Additionally, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 6 times

A common name in New South Wales with over 2642 new-borns have been given the name since 2004.

At its zenith in 2015, 190 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 46th position. Also, Ashton is a common name in Queensland given to over 1740 babies in 16 years.

Presently the moniker is on a rise, in 2010, 152 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 44th position. In Victoria, Ashton is a familiar name where it has been in use since 2008 and has secured the place in top 100 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 73 on boy names chart when 88 babies were given the name Ashton. There are over 945 babies that have been given the name Ashton in Victoria.

Ashton is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1987 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 2012, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 221 on boy names chart when 26 babies were named Ashton.

Over 232 people have been named Ashton in Ireland. Also, in France, the name has been in use since 1997 and has secured the place in top 2000 names. In 2012, it ranked 1300th when 27 boys were named Ashton.

Over 203 people have been named Ashton in France.

Ashton is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Belgium. Ashton is a common name in South Africa while somewhat familiar name in England, Zimbabwe, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Australia, Guyana, India and New Zealand.

According to our evaluation, over 100000 babies have been named Ashton globally.

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Ashton in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Ashton?

Remember that life is to have fun and don't worry much. You are often seen as the wise weirdo who doesn't talk much. You want to achieve a great success and accomplish your dreams in order to prove yourself you can do it. You always watch not to hurt anyone's emotions. If letter N is your capstone in your name, you are driven by success, spirituality, personal growth and accomplishing impossible goals.

Other names liked by soon-to-be-parents that are similar to Ashton

  •  Nathan - Lofty and Ever lasting unisex name Nathan means "Give or Lord" particulary used in Hebrew, Oriya and Danish is rooted from Hebrew language. In baby boy names list, widely accepted Nathan was spotted at 48th position in 2018 in United States
  •  John - John's meaning is Yahweh is Gracious Yahweh is Merciful or Yahweh is Gracious used for both boys and girls which originated from Hebrew is principally used in Danish, Low German and German
  •  Matthew - Customary and Evergreen unisex name Matthew is mainly used in English, Finnish and Danish has its origin in Hebrew, meaning of Matthew is "Gift of the Lord or Gift of God or Bear"
  •  Tom - Persistent and Prevailing Tom is used particulary in Danish, German and Greenlandic is a gender insensitive name. Its origin is in Aramaic and Hebrew, Tom means "Form of Thomas or Honest"
  •  Roberta - Originated from Germanic and Old High German, Well-Known and All time favorite Roberta is used as a unisex name and is chiefly used in German, English and Finnish, Roberta means "Famous One, Bright Fame or Glory or Brilliant"

Middle names for Ashton

Below are all the rage and familiar middle names we think go particularly well with Ashton:

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Sibling Names for Ashton

If you've decided to name your baby boy Ashton, you might be wondering what names would pair well with it for future siblings. Here are some great options that complement the strong and modern feel of Ashton, while also standing out as unique and memorable choices.

Names for Ashton's sister

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Famous people named Ashton

  • Ashton Oxenden, was Bishop of Montreal
  • Ashton Kutcher, American actor and investor
  • Ashton Stevens, American journalist regarded as the dean of American drama critics
  • Ashton Lever, English collector of natural objects
  • Ashton Lewis Jr., Ashton Lewis Jr
  • Ashton Sims, Australian Fiji international rugby league footballer
  • Ashton C. Shallenberger, Nebraska Democratic politician and the 15th Governor of Nebraska
  • Ashton Youboty, former American football cornerback of the National Football League
  • Ashton Holmes, American actor, best
  • Ashton Smith, American voice actor
  • Ashton J. Mouton, Ashton Joseph Mouton, Sr
  • Ashton Kennedy in Hope for Africa as Producer
  • Ashton Amaba in Sexy as Actress
  • Ashton Blanchard in Trap as Actress
  • Ashton Dearholt was a cinematographic actor of American nationality, active mainly in the time of silent films.
  • Ashton Beidler, from 1999 action and drama film The Living Witness, who played Jonah Sullivan.
  • Ashton Newton played the minor role of Harry Beaumont in 1919 drama film The Law of Nature.

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  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria,
  7. Department of Jutsice, Government of Western Australia,
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