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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ashen

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ash"en
Of or pertaining to the ash tree.

Etymology: See Ash, the tree

adjective Ash"en
Consisting of, or resembling, ashes; of a color between brown and gray, or white and gray.
noun Ash"en
obs. pl. for Ashes.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Anemic looking from illness or emotion ("a face turned ashen")
  2. Made of wood of the ash tree

ash +‎ -en

Notable Persons Named Ashen

Ashen was born on July 12th, 1990 in Colombo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashen

Stuart Ashen is an actor, youtube reviewer, and animator. He was most active from 2003 to present. Stuart was given the name Stuart Ashen on December 16th, 1976 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.


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Popularity of Ashen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ashen U.S.
  White 95.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 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 Ashen

People with the last name Ashen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ashen

  • How Popular is the name Ashen? Ashen is the 84,287th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ashen was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ashen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Ashen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ashen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2017 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ashen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ashen is Thursday, January 9th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Ashen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ashen was in 2017 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ashen: Your name in reverse order is Nehsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shena. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ashen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Ashen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ashen? Ashen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.