Ashton Name Meaning & Origin

Ashton

Pronunciation: ASH-tən (key)

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Ash, Ashtyn

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Ash, Ashie, Asht, Ashes, Ashy, Toni

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Ashton McInerney
(Christopher) Ashton Kutcher, American actor
Ashton Eaton, American athlete (decathalon) in the Summer 2012 Olympics
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