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Asher meaning and name origin

Asher \a-sher\ as a boy's name is pronounced ASH-er. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Asher is "happy". Biblical: Asher, the eighth son of Jacob, was promised a life blessed with abundance. Brought into English use by the Puritans.

Asher has 2 variant forms: Ash and Asser.

For more information, see also the related name Ashur.

Baby names that sound like Asher are Osher and Usher.

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Popularity of Asher

Asher is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2742 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Asher
Popularity of Asher