Ash: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ash | Boys
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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I have always loved this name. It is strong and unique. My son has gotten complements on his name all his life.
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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!
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Simply means from the ashes, or of the ash tree.
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Ash Ketchum; Lead character in Pokemon
Ash Redfern; a character from the Night World series by L.J. Smith.
Ashley "Ash" J. Williams; protagonist in The Evil Dead/Army of Darkness movies