Ash Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ashton:
Transferred use of the surname meaning “belonging to Ashton.” The name originated from the English place-name, which is composed of the elements æsc (ash tree) and tūn (town, settlement, village, enclosure).
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- Comments and insights on the name Ash
I have always loved this name. It is strong and unique. My son has gotten compliments on his name all his life.
- Personal experiences with the name Ash
Everyone asks if I named him after Ash Ketchum, of Pokemon fame, or make comments on how he was going to be born with a chainsaw hand (Ash Williams, Evil Dead). But that's fine, because those two Ash's were his name sakes!
- Nicknames for Ash
No way it's happening. That's part of why I love this name!
I guess when they're young they might get Ashy...? Nicknames don't have to be just shorter.
- Meanings and history of the name Ash
Simply means from the ashes, or of the ash tree.
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- Ash in song, story & screen
Ash Ketchum: Protagonist of the Pokemon anime series.
Ashley "Ash" J. Williams: Protagonist of The Evil Dead/Army of Darkness movies.
Ash: The malcontent son of Mr. and Mrs. Fox from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Ash: Marceline the Vampire Queen's jerk ex-boyfriend from Adventure Time.
Ash Redfern: Character from the Night World series by L.J. Smith.
Ash: a young blood from The Warriors (2005) for PS2.