US Popularity:2157
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Happy; Ash tree
Ash is a gender-neutral name derived from the Hebrew title Asher, meaning “happy.” Nature lovers may also recognize this arboreal title from British origins, relating to the verdant ash tree. The Vikings and Gaels considered the ash tree a symbol of protection believed to preserve the purity of holy wells and springs. In Ireland, more than half of the sacred guardian trees were ash, and the Irish refused to cut them down for fear of the sidhe—an underground place where the faeries live in Gaelic folklore. Ash is smooth and flows off the tongue like a sigh, reminiscent of the calmness that follows a raging fire. A bewitching appellation beloved worldwide, baby Ash may carry a joyful demeanor with undertones of mysticism.

Ash Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ash is currently #915 on The Bump
Boy:Ash is currently #500 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Ash is currently #679 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ash is currently #2157 in U.S. births
Boy:Ash is currently #1062 in U.S. births
Girl:Ash is currently #11244 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 4996
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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