Girl name origins & meanings
- Old English : Ash tree; for girl or boy
Girl name variations
Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Ash tree; for boy or girl
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from any of several places called Ashford. Those in Essex, Devon, Derbyshire, and Shropshire are named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + ford ‘ford’. One in Surrey is first recorded in 969 as Ecelesford, probably from a personal name Eccel, a diminutive of Ecca ‘edge (of a sword)’ + ford. The one in Kent is from æscet ‘clump of ash trees’ + ford.