Ash Name Meaning & Origin

Ash

Pronunciation: ASH (key)

Origin of the name Ashton:

Transferred use of the surname meaning “belonging to Ashton.” The name originated from the English place-name, which is composed of the elements æsc (ash tree) and tūn (town, settlement, village, enclosure).

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Comments and insights on the name Ash: | Edit

I have always loved this name. It is strong and unique. My son has gotten compliments on his name all his life.

Personal experiences with the name Ash: | Edit

Everyone asks if I named him after Ash Ketchum, of Pokemon fame, or make comments on how he was going to be born with a chainsaw hand (Ash Williams, Evil Dead). But that's fine, because those two Ash's were his name sakes!

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No way it's happening. That's part of why I love this name!

I guess when they're young they might get Ashy...? Nicknames don't have to be just shorter.

Meanings and history of the name Ash: | Edit

Simply means from the ashes, or of the ash tree.

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Ash Ketchum: Protagonist of the Pokemon anime series.
Ashley "Ash" J. Williams: Protagonist of The Evil Dead/Army of Darkness movies.
Ash: The malcontent son of Mr. and Mrs. Fox from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Ash: Marceline the Vampire Queen's jerk ex-boyfriend from Adventure Time.
Ash Redfern: Character from the Night World series by L.J. Smith.
Ash: a young blood from The Warriors (2005) for PS2.

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