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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • North German : from a Middle Low German personal name, Asc, originally meaning ‘spearman’ (see Ash).
  • German : habitational name from any of various minor places named with asch ‘ash (tree)’. Compare Ascher.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Ash.
  • English : variant spelling of Ash. See also Asche.

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