What does Aston mean?
Aston [as-ton] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Aston) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Aston is "east town; ash tree settlement". Place name. Also possibly related to a Middle English personal name Astanus. Famous for an English sports car, the Aston Martin.
Related boy name: Ashton.
(male) Aiton, ..
(female) Astonne, .. Middle name pairings:
Aston Bernardo (A.B.), ..
How popular is Aston?
Aston is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8154 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Aston was first listed in 2009 and reached its top rank of #1089 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Aston (#1089 via latest list) is Ashton (#141 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Aston was at its peak in the year 2004 (average #1038) and is somewhat lower today (#615, 38.9% less usage).
Aston is alike in pronunciation to Austen▼, Austin▼, Austyn, Easton▲, Eston, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Ostynn, Westen, Westin▲, Weston▲ and Wystan. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Acton, Admon, Adon, Aeron, Aeson, Afton, Ahron, Aitan, Aldon, Allon, Allston, Allton, Alsdon (see Alston), Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Alten, Alton▼, Ammon, Amnon, Amon, Andon▼, Anson▲, Antin, Antol, Anton▼, Antoni, Antons, Antony, Antun, Antwon▼, Ardon, Arion, Armon, Aron▲, Arto, Aryon, Ascot, Asen, Ashtin, Ashtun, Aslan, Aswin, Aswyn, Auron, Avon, Ayron, Boston▲, Duston, Eaton, Eton, Eyton, Gaston, Huston, Jeston, Orton, Paton, Riston, Ruston, Seton and Upton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aston.See names in meaning and etymology.