What does Ashford mean?
Ashford /ash-ford/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ashford is "ford by the ashes". Place name. Musician Nick Ashford.
Related boy name: Ashton.Kreatif forms: Aciaford, Ashfordau, Auashford. [more]
How popular is Ashford?
Ashford is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3702 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent varying form of Ashford (outside Top 1000) is Ashton (#143 last year). This boy name reached the height of its popularity in the year 2004 (usage of 0.924%) and has become much less widespread since (usage 0.857%, ▼7.3%). Ashton (#143) is the most trendy baby name among these. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Ashford and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)