Ashton

Ashton - A very unique male name



  Apr 26,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ashton, meaning ash trees place, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #609. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ashton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ashton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ashton. The baby boy name Ashton was given to 2,792 baby boys in 2012, ranking #138 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 588 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ashton peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2004 on position 76.



Famous with this name

Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Holmes
John Ashton


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Ashton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ashton is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #49 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #286.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ashton is where you live.


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Ashton origin and meaning

Ashton is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means ash trees place. To see famous people named Ashton, pop culture references for the name Ashton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ashton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ashton, sorted by popularity.

Austin / Agustin / Augustine / Austen / Austyn / Augustin / Auston / Aston / Axton / Ashtin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012138
2011109
2010125
2009116
2008122
2007124
2006121
2005107
200476
2003101
2002199
2001216
2000254
1999276
1998279
1997290
1996327
1995322
1994359
1993342
1992392
1991362
1990367
1989397
1988518
1987532
1986568
1985594
1984668
1983826
19821020
19811082
19801375
19791257
19781760
19771813
19761414
19751941
19741857
19731789
19711576
19641301
19581298
19571591
19551576
19541387
19521459
19511347
19481557
19471312
19461289
19421165
19411443
19401286
19391112
19371344
19341282
19331499
19321428
19311285
19301280
19291631
19281317
19271718
19261714
19251480
19241413
19231033
19221353
19211498
19201481
19181393
19171447
19161556
1915940
19141319
1913958
1911609

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi49
Louisiana58
Alabama80
South Carolina81
Georgia82
West Virginia91
Maine96
Alaska96
North Carolina97
Florida99
Kentucky106
Tennessee108
Ohio115
Wisconsin117
Wyoming118
Maryland119
Vermont119
Utah123
Arkansas124
Michigan125
South Dakota125
North Dakota126
Nevada126
Pennsylvania134
Iowa135
Virginia137
Oklahoma139
Indiana140
District of Columbia147
Delaware147
Missouri151
Rhode Island152
Illinois153
Minnesota156
Hawaii167
Idaho172
Texas173
New York179
Montana192
Washington199
New Mexico218
Arizona220
New Hampshire224
Kansas225
Oregon228
California235
Massachusetts238
Nebraska238
Connecticut240
Colorado248
New Jersey286

Even more about Ashton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ashton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ashton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ashton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 588
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +2,792

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