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Ashton

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 6 0 6
1883 6 0 6
1892 6 0 6
1893 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1897 7 0 7
1900 6 0 6
1902 8 0 8
1906 6 0 6
1908 6 0 6
1909 10 0 10
1911 7 0 7
1912 14 0 14
1913 15 0 15
1914 23 0 23
1915 30 0 30
1916 24 0 24
1917 26 0 26
1918 33 0 33
1919 21 0 21
1920 29 0 29
1921 22 0 22
1922 30 0 30
1923 36 0 36
1924 24 0 24
1925 25 0 25
1926 17 0 17
1927 23 0 23
1928 21 0 21
1929 21 0 21
1930 21 0 21
1931 24 0 24
1932 23 0 23
1933 15 0 15
1934 22 0 22
1935 18 0 18
1936 15 0 15
1937 19 0 19
1938 15 0 15
1939 18 0 18
1940 18 0 18
1941 17 0 17
1942 20 0 20
1943 14 0 14
1944 13 0 13
1945 19 0 19
1946 18 0 18
1947 21 0 21
1948 15 0 15
1949 9 0 9
1950 10 0 10
1951 14 0 14
1952 23 0 23
1953 9 0 9
1954 23 0 23
1955 10 0 10
1956 18 0 18
1957 20 0 20
1958 14 0 14
1959 16 0 16
1960 14 0 14
1961 9 0 9
1962 13 0 13
1963 7 0 7
1964 22 0 22
1965 13 0 13
1966 14 0 14
1967 14 0 14
1968 20 0 20
1969 23 0 23
1970 24 0 24
1971 30 0 30
1972 20 0 20
1973 23 0 23
1974 32 0 32
1975 31 0 31
1976 34 7 27
1977 37 0 37
1978 36 0 36
1979 69 7 62
1980 69 5 64
1981 92 11 81
1982 119 20 99
1983 157 36 121
1984 222 40 182
1985 358 129 229
1986 1,215 954 261
1987 1,044 758 286
1988 938 629 309
1989 1,559 1,027 532
1990 1,469 832 637
1991 1,386 718 668
1992 1,306 724 582
1993 1,505 792 713
1994 1,652 970 682
1995 1,739 931 808
1996 1,695 895 800
1997 1,942 978 964
1998 1,973 945 1,028
1999 1,969 904 1,065
2000 2,183 868 1,315
2001 2,420 823 1,597
2002 2,634 781 1,853
2003 4,844 629 4,215
2004 5,841 411 5,430 #76 boy name
2005 4,396 334 4,062
2006 3,737 249 3,488
2007 3,608 230 3,378
2008 3,740 228 3,512
2009 3,777 222 3,555
2010 3,411 181 3,230
2011 3,770 234 3,536
2012 2,979 173 2,806
2013 2,797 188 2,609
2014 2,971 167 2,804
2015 3,187 189 2,998

Want to know about the popularity of the Ashton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80,214 babies born with the name Ashton in the United States. That's more than enough Ashtons to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ashton" was in 2004 with a total of 5,430 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ashtons)

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ashton" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 92 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 3,737 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 Ashton popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Ashton

The name "Ashton" is of English origin, and it means "Ash tree town". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher is an actor, producer, model, and investor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Ashton was born in 1978 as Christopher Ashton Kutcher in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

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Ashton Holmes

Ashton Holmes is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Ashton was born in 1978 in Albany, New York, U.S.

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Ashton Leigh

Ashton was born in 1975.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ashton

Ashton Carter
Ashton Irwin
Ashton Pool
Ashton Drake
Ashton Heights
Ashton Kutcher Baby
Ashton Kutcher Brother
Ashton Kutcher Twin
Ashton Meem
Ashton Cigars
Ashton Md

Alternative Meanings

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nothsa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nthaos". 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 Ashton born May 10, 1939

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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 Yukon approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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