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What does Ash mean?

Ash Pronunciation of Ash [ash] as a boys' name. Tree name: the ash tree was common both in England and Scandinavia.

Associated with: england, scandinavia.


Ash has 2 variants: Ashe and Asshe.

Affiliated boy names: Ashby, Asher, Ashford, Ashley and Ashton.

Creative forms:
(male) Adh, Alsh, ..

(female) Aar, Asam, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ash Keelan (A.K.), ..

How popular is Ash?

Ash is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1609 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ash entered the list in 2015 and reached its peak position of #1614 in the U.S. then. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ash name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ash outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Ashby, Asher (#83 a year ago), Ashley and Ashton (#141) are the popular alternative forms of Ash (#1614 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Ash was at its most widespread in 2015 (usage of 0.4%), except for the version Ashley which has become less in vogue. Asher is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ash, Ashby, Asher, Ashley, Ashton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Asher, Ashley, Ashton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aad, Ab, Abe, Abo, Ace, Ad, Ade, Adi, Ado, Aed, Afi, Al, Alf, Ali, Aly, Am, Amr, Ani, Anse, Anso, Aodh, Ara, Arch, Ard, Ari, Arn, Art, Arv, Ary, Asa, Asad, Asaf, Asaph, Ase, Asen, Ashli, Ashly (see Ashley), Ashur, Asim, Asiph, Ava, Ave, Avi, Ax, Axe, Axl, Cash, Fish, Isa, Jeh, Josh, Keh, Nash and Rush. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ash.