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Meaning of Ashton

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Meaning

The name Ashton has the following meaning:

Place name. "Ash tress place." Increasingly becoming popular, probably due to the "Ash" beginning, which has been a hit with parents in recent times.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Ashton is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 128 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Ashton rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 5 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 116 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ashton in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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Pronunciation

The name Ashton is pronounced as ash-tun

Origins

Ashton originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Ashton and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ashton: Boys - Burdette, Dalston, Delwin, Dempster, Dorman, Eldred, Erling, Fitzhugh, Grant, Hamp, Lyle, Milton, Norbert, Norris, Preston, Rayburn, Sheldon, Wayman, Weldon, Girls - Daralis, Emerald, Myrna, Both genders - Addison, Grace

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Ashton: Ashetin, Asheton (Slavic), Ashetun, Ashten, Ashtin (Irish Gaelic), Ashtun (Greek), Ashtyn (Italian), Astn, Aston, Astun

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Ashton are: Ash

Style

We think the name Ashton should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ashton to be: A witty and humorous chap

In one word, you might describe Ashton as a(n) "witty" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Ashton (or its variants) are:

Susan Ashton, born on 17 July, a famous artist. Susan Ashton's background: A best-selling and award-winning American Contemporary Christian Music and country music artist who topped the Christian charts throughout the 1990s. In 1991 she began using her mother's maiden name, Ashton, when she recorded her first single, in order to distinguish herself from CCM singer Kim Hill. In 1999 she released her first album for the major label Capitol Records.

Dean Ashton, born on 24 November, a famous footballer. Dean Ashton's background: An English footballer who currently plays for West Ham United in the Premiership. Ashton is a strong, powerful forward who is good in the air and a constant threat. He is widely-considered to be one of the most promising young strikers around, having consistently scored goals at every tier of English football he has played in.

Chris Ashton, born on 29 March , a famous footballer. Chris Ashton's background: An English rugby union player. Ashton plays for Northampton Saints in National Division One, the second tier of the English rugby union leagues. Ashton's position of choice is either on the wing or at full-back. Ashton was an England Rugby League international.
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