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What does Aston mean?

Aston Pronunciation of Aston 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. Also form of Ashton.


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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, and is presently at #1367. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aston name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent related form of Aston (#1367 VIA LATEST LIST) is Ashton (#128). Adoption of these relations of Aston was at its peak in the year 2004 (AVERAGE #1038) and is somewhat lower today (#747, 35.8% LESS USAGE).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aston, Ashton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aston is alike in pronunciation to Austen, Austin, Austyn, Easton, Eston, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Ostynn, Westen, Westin, Weston and Wystan. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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