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Ashton meaning and name origin
Ashton \a-sh-ton\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ashton), is pronounced ASH-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ashton is "ash tree town". Surname used as a given name. Occurs occasionally as a boys' name in England from the 1600s, but now it is used mainly for girls, perhaps due to the vogue for Ashley. Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton; museum executive Ashton Hawkins; actor Ashton Kutcher.
Ashton has 6 variant forms: Ash, Ashford, Ashtin, Ashtun, Assheton and Aston.
For more information, see also the related name Ashby.
A baby name that sounds like Ashton is Achidan.
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Popularity of Ashton
Ashton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2432 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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