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What does Ashur mean?

Ashur Pronunciation of Ashur [ashur] as a boys' name is of Kiswahili and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Ashur is "a month of the Islamic calendar". In Assyrian, the name Ashur refers to the Assyrian warrior god, the people and their first major city. It may possibly mean "the beginning". Ashur was used as part of a compound name for various Assyrian kings.

Associated with: arabic, warrior, kings.


Ashur has 1 variant: Asher.

Creative forms:
(male) Alhur, Athur, ..

(female) Ashan, Ashda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashur Landon (A.L.), ..

How popular is Ashur?

Ashur is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Ashur is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Ashur (not ranked) is Asher (#83 in recent rankings). Adoption of this form of Ashur is common today (adoption of 0.3%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Asher in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Asher outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ashur is alike in pronunciation to Osher and Usher. Other suggested similar names are Ankur, Arthur, Artur, Ash, Ashburn, Ashby, Ashe, Ashli, Ashly (see Ashley), Ashtun, Asser, Azur and Zahur. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ashur.