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Pronunciation

æʃər

Origin

English, Hebrew

Meaning

Asher is one of those classic names that sounds as if it’s just debuted on the baby-name charts. Besides meaning “happiness” in Hebrew, the name Asher is also linked to the English last name Ashton associated with the ash tree, a big fixture in Norse and Celtic history. Looking for a sweet, soft-sounding name for your baby boy? With multiple heritage and the nickname Ash, this might be it!

Rank in the year 2015

Asher was ranked #127 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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