First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ashar

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  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Ashar is of Arabic origin and means "Wise, Intelligent".
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Notable Persons Named Ashar

Ashar was born on July 13th, 1981 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


Ashar Bernardus is an athlete for the RKSV Centro Dominguito.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashar

Urvi Ashar is a voice acting and voice actress. She was most active from 2000 to present. Urvi was born on May 1st, 1987 in India. Urvi is also known as Urvi Asher and Urvi Usher.


Najia was born on July 14th, 1978 in Karachi.


He holds the title Khan of Zanjan and Zanjan Khanate. His career lasted from 1780 to 1780.


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Popularity of Ashar as a first name

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Popularity of Ashar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ashar U.S.
  White 9.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ashar

People with the last name Ashar are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ashar

  • How Popular is the name Ashar? Ashar is the 21,529th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ashar was the 75,317th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ashar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 305 babies born with the first name Ashar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ashar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ashar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ashar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ashar is Sunday, March 15th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Ashar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ashar was in 2017 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Ashar Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ashar is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Ashar: Your name in reverse order is Rahsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahasr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ashar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 256 people with the last name Ashar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ashar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ashar as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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