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 blessed with abundance. Brought into English use by the Puritans.
For more information, see also the related boy name Ashur.
There is 1 feminine form of Asher: Ashra.
Asher is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2742 out of 88799, Top 3%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Asher for boys. Asher reached its highest rank of #93 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).