Asher meaning

: Happy

Asher Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \a-sher\
Number of People 👶 64,000
Rate in 2021 48
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Hebrew
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Asher Name Meaning

Asher is a biblical and Hebrew name frok the old Testament meaning "happy" and "blessed." It's roots came from the Hebrew word osher, meaning "happiness." 



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Additional name description Asher
Additional name description Asher

The popularity of the name Asher

for the first time, Asher appeared on the radar in 1983 when it broke into the top 1,000 names in the U.S. name ranking, finally in 2014 it reached the top 100 name ranking of U.S., In 2019 it ranked No. 43, and in 2020 (which is the most popular year of it) it claimed the No. 32 spot in the United States

As it is mentioned this name is a common given name all around the world. This name is the 70th most popular name in Washington based on the data given by reliable American resources in the United states of America in the year 2013.

For instance, this name gave to about 125 newborn babies in Washington in the year 2013. A total of about 3700 newborn babies also near the same first name as your baby during the year 2013 in the United States of America. From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the all-time high record for this name was related to the year 2018 with about 6800 newborn babies

From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the given name was recorded 56800 tikes in the SSA public database. This name appeared in the year 1880 for the first time on the popularity charts. About 6 newborn babies were given the name “ Asher “ at that time.

This name became a popular given name in the year 2014 with a rank of 93 nationwide and was registered 4300 times as a baby’s name. This name became a popular choice in the name selection process in the state of North Dakota in the year 2017.

This name ranked 8 with about 45 newborn babies. The all-time high record for this name was related to the year 2018 in the state of Texas with 606 newborn baby boys. This name is a consistent top-ranking name in the state of Utah for about 12 consecutive years, ( from the year 2006 to the year 2018 ). For the past 30 years, this name was recorded 55000 times in the SSA public database.


The personality of the name Asher

Here we have the letter analysis of the name “ Asher “

A is for able, for you surely are

S is for success, in all you will do

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong

E is for endear, all those you touch

R is for rational the way you think

If you are considering a nickname for your baby named “ Asher “, you can select the reversed form of the given name. For instance, you can select the name “ Rehsa “ as a nickname for your baby.


Famous people named Asher

Alec Asher who is a baseball player

Alexander Asher who was a Scottish politician

Allan Asher who is an Australian activist

Barry Asher who is an American bower

Bud Asher who was an American politician


Names with the letter A

Anna, An, Amanda, and Anil

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Comments on the name Asher
01/14/2024 00:00:00

i considered this name when i was looking at boy names 17 years ago. my daughter's name is sydelle--also hebrew. i don't think people know this is supposed to be pronounced "ash-AIR," not "ASH-er." i still love this name.

09/27/2023 05:41:12

i think this name sucks this bot in my skool has that name but he is ssoooooo annoying

08/29/2023 07:13:38

I love the name, and Ash is a cool nickname. :)

08/23/2023 19:51:32

i want to name my future son Asher Michael possibly. i really love this name and what it means!

03/22/2023 09:37:34

This is one of my favorite names purely because of the meaning. Who wouldn't want to bless their child with a name meaning Happy!

03/04/2023 06:57:52

We are naming our son Asher. It's not a popular name yet, but Im sure it will be soon. It's a great name and love the meaning.

01/04/2023 17:52:54

i live in New Zealand =]=] Love Asher

11/30/2022 08:50:12

Our son is named Asher, and true to its meaning he is a very happy and very cheeky little man!

11/11/2022 16:39:22

I love this name and what it means. My sons middle name is Asher!! It's such a wonderful name.

11/06/2022 04:24:22

This is going to be my first child, so i am being extremly picky. This is one of the names i am considering, but i was wondering if you could use it as a girls name. My husband and i wanted to name our child (if a girl) Asher-Rose.

09/15/2022 21:53:36

Asher is a uncommon name which was chosen by the parents of my little great-grandson in New Zealand (no relation to Juanita above), for its meaning and lovely sound. He is the living personification of its meaning.

08/22/2022 19:24:00

I love this name! It is so fitting for my sweet, HAPPY son Asher. It is still a very unique, unused name, which I love.

01/04/2022 07:18:36

This is a name I'm considering for my baby boy....not sure yet! I'm so picky!!! I do love the meaning though!

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Asher FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Asher?
The origin of the name Asher is Hebrew.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Asher?
*️⃣ How many people are named Asher?
Almost 64000 people are named Asher.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Asher?
The names of Aislinn, Aislynn, Aslan, Aislyn, Aislin