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What does Ashburn mean?

Ashburn Pronunciation of Ashburn [ash-burn] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ashburn is "ash tree home". Ashburn is an alternate spelling of Ashby (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, ash (tree), home.


3 different relations via Ashby: Ashbey, Ashbie and Ashton.

Creative forms:
(male) Alburn, Aniburn, ..


Middle name pairings:
Ashburn Syncere (A.S.), ..

How popular is Ashburn?

Ashburn is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#7676 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ashby and Ashton (#141 from current records) are the prominent alternative forms of Ashburn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ashbey, are uncommon. These forms of Ashburn were popular with parents in 2004 (median #1038) and are somewhat less popular today (#1070, 42.3% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Ashburn is pronounced similarly to Washborn, Washburn and Washburne. Other recommended names are Ahearn, Ahern, Albern, Asbjorn, Ashbel, Asher, Ashford, Ashlan, Ashlen, Ashlin, Ashlinn (see Ashley), Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Ashtin, Ashtun, Ashur, Ashwin, Ashywyn, Auburn, Aubury, Coburn, Colburn, Esbern, Melburn, Milburn, Osborn, Osbourn, Osburn, Radburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Sanburn, Welburn and Wilburn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ashburn.

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