What does Ashton mean?
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.
Affiliated boy name: Ashby.Kreatif forms:
(male) Ashson, Ashtonau, ..
(female) Ashtonay, Ashtonna, ..
How popular is Ashton?
Ashton is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2830 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Ashton for boys. Ashton reached its apex rank of #76 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #143 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ashton and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Ashton (#143 from current records) listed in the Top 2000 are Ashby, Ashley, Ashtin and Aston (#1158 from current records). Other variants, like Ashly, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Ashton was more pronounced among parents 10 years ago (average #1335) and is somewhat less today (#1460, ▼45.5%), with the form Ashley becoming less trendy.
Recommended names are Acton, Admon, Adnon, Affton (see Afton), Afton, Agoston, Ahmod, Ahren, Ahron, Aitan, Akshan, Aleron, Allon, Allson, Allton, Alstin, Alston, Alton▼, Anatol (see Anatole), Anntoin (see Anthony), Anton▼, Antoni, Antwon, Ardon, Armon, Aryon, Asen, Ashbel, Ashburn, Ashwin, Aswinn (see Aswin), Aswyn, Aswynn (see Aswin), Atherton, Athos, Auron, Austen▼, Austin▼, Austyn, Belton, Berton, Briton, Buxton, Colton▲, Danton, Darton, Dunton, Duston, Easton▲, Ellton, Elton▼, Eston, Felton, Fenton, Keeton, Kenton, Kolton▲, Linton, Lynton, Manton, Morton▼, Murton, Mylton (see Milton), Parton, Paxton▲, Platon, Rexton, Riston, Russton, Seton, Tanton, Tayton, Teyton, Triton and Weston▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ashton.