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.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Ashur.
Asher has 1 feminine form: Ashra.
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)