Ash - boys name

Ash name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Ash name meaning:

The name Ash is derived from Old English and has multiple meanings. One interpretation of the name is "ash tree," referring to the tree that is known for its strength and resilience. In Celtic mythology, the ash tree is considered sacred and represents wisdom and protection. This association may suggest that individuals named Ash possess qualities of wisdom and strength.

Another possible meaning of the name is "happy" or "fortunate." In this sense, the name Ash may signify good luck or bring positive energy to those who bear it. It can also be seen as a shortened version of the name Ashley, which means "meadow of ash trees" or "dweller near the ash tree forest."

Overall, the name Ash has a strong and positive connotation, symbolizing strength, resilience, wisdom, and good fortune. It is a unique name choice that carries with it a sense of nature and a connection to ancient traditions.

Origin: English

Form of Ashley. Ash tree meadow.


Unisex names

Related names

Ashley , Ash , Ashlea

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Overall UK ranking: 1023 out of 4789

28 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Ash

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