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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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