Meaning and Origin of Asher - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Asher

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Fortunate

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire) : topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.
  • Jewish : from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.
  • Americanized spelling of German Ascher.

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