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Ashby (boy)

What does Ashby mean?

Ashby Pronunciation of Ashby [ash-by] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ashby) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ashby is "ash tree home". Place name.

Associated with: old english, home.


Ashby has 5 variants: Ash, Ashbey, Ashbie, Ashburn and Ashton.

Creative forms:
(male) Ashab, Ashabe, ..

(female) Ashabi, Ashbyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashby Arius (A.A.), ..

How popular is Ashby?

Ashby is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1985 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ashby entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1057 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Ash (#1614 the previous year) and Ashton (#141) are the prominent alternative forms of Ashby. These forms of Ashby were favored by parents in the year 2004 (average #1358) and are somewhat less common today (#1251, down 40.4%).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abby, Alby, Amby, Ashbel, Ashe, Ashely, Asher, Ashley, Ashli, Ashly (see Ashley), Ashlyn and Ashur. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ashby.

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