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Meaning and Name Origin

Asher \a-sher\ as a boys' 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 blessed with abundance. Brought into English use by the Puritans.


Variations

Asher has 2 variants: Ash and Asser.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Ashur.

Asher has 1 feminine form: Ashra.


Popularity

Asher is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2742 out of 88799, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Asher for boys. Asher was first listed in 1992 and reached its top rank of #93 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Asher name in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Asher is pronounced similarly to Osher and Usher. Other suggested similar baby names are Acer and Ashe. Like Asher, these names are not commonly used.

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