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Asher

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How popular is the baby name Asher in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 6 0 6
1881 6 0 6
1885 6 0 6
1886 7 0 7
1887 6 0 6
1890 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1914 12 0 12
1915 17 0 17
1916 16 0 16
1917 15 0 15
1918 15 0 15
1919 21 0 21
1920 16 0 16
1921 17 0 17
1922 24 0 24
1923 14 0 14
1924 16 0 16
1925 15 0 15
1926 15 0 15
1927 16 0 16
1928 9 0 9
1929 10 0 10
1930 6 0 6
1931 7 0 7
1932 18 0 18
1933 10 0 10
1934 14 0 14
1935 11 0 11
1936 15 0 15
1937 12 0 12
1938 11 0 11
1939 10 0 10
1940 13 0 13
1941 6 0 6
1942 10 0 10
1943 14 0 14
1944 13 0 13
1945 10 0 10
1946 7 0 7
1947 7 0 7
1948 9 0 9
1949 14 0 14
1950 7 0 7
1951 12 0 12
1952 8 0 8
1953 11 0 11
1954 11 0 11
1955 5 0 5
1956 11 0 11
1957 10 0 10
1958 9 0 9
1959 16 0 16
1960 12 0 12
1961 11 0 11
1962 9 0 9
1963 8 0 8
1964 15 0 15
1965 7 0 7
1966 14 0 14
1967 17 0 17
1968 16 0 16
1969 12 0 12
1970 17 0 17
1971 13 0 13
1972 20 0 20
1973 27 0 27
1974 24 0 24
1975 43 8 35
1976 34 0 34
1977 41 0 41
1978 47 0 47
1979 56 0 56
1980 66 0 66
1981 80 5 75
1982 75 8 67
1983 95 6 89
1984 80 8 72
1985 94 0 94
1986 90 6 84
1987 88 0 88
1988 72 0 72
1989 78 0 78
1990 103 8 95
1991 110 5 105
1992 125 0 125
1993 135 7 128
1994 159 9 150
1995 155 13 142
1996 200 12 188
1997 223 10 213
1998 257 10 247
1999 326 14 312
2000 361 16 345
2001 424 10 414
2002 489 11 478
2003 640 15 625
2004 915 21 894
2005 1,173 19 1,154
2006 1,385 18 1,367
2007 1,608 31 1,577
2008 1,928 26 1,902
2009 2,374 25 2,349
2010 2,884 30 2,854
2011 3,447 36 3,411
2012 3,599 45 3,554
2013 3,747 44 3,703
2014 4,380 75 4,305 #93 boy name
2015 5,133 74 5,059 #83 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Asher baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38,160 babies born with the name Asher in the United States. That's more than enough Ashers to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Asher" was in 2015 with a total of 5,059 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ashers)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Asher" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 108 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 3,599 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Asher popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Asher" mean? The list below shows the origins of Asher as well as things modernly associated with the name Asher such as celebrities named Asher.

Origin and Meaning of Asher

The name "Asher" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Blessed, Happy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Asher

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Asher Jay

Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Rehsa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hrsea". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Asher born Feb 10, 1952

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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