Asher - boys name

Asher name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Asher name meaning:

The name Asher is of Hebrew origin and holds a significant meaning. It is derived from the Hebrew word "asher," which means "fortunate," "blessed," or "happy." The name Asher has a positive connotation, signifying good fortune and prosperity. It is often associated with a sense of joy and contentment.

In the Bible, Asher was one of the twelve sons of Jacob and was blessed with an abundant and fertile land. This further reinforces the idea of prosperity and happiness that the name carries. As a result, parents who choose the name Asher for their son often hope for him to lead a fulfilling and successful life.

The name Asher has gained popularity in recent years, representing a unique yet timeless choice for a boy's name. It is a strong and meaningful name that conveys a sense of positivity and happiness, making it an appealing choice for many parents.

Origin: Hebrew

Lucky, blessed, happy.

Related names

Asher , Anschel, Anshel, Anshil, Ashu

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 176 out of 4789

305 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (233)

Historical popularity of Asher

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