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Origin & Meaning

The name Ashton is of English origin.

The meaning of Ashton is "ash tree settlement".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1385  in baby name popularity for girls with 165 occurrences.  It ranked 143 in popular baby names for boys with 2797 occurrences. 

View the Ashton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ashton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ashton to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Ashton include Ashten.

The names Ashtin, Ashtyn are all forms of Ashton.

Other Tidbits

Ashton falls into the tree name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ashton Kutcher.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ashton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ashton.

Just for fun, see the name Ashton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ashton in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.