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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ashour

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Alt. Meaning

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

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Notable Persons Named Ashour

Ashour Bin Khayal is a Foreign Minister of Libya and Minister of Foreign Affairs (Libya). Ashour was born in 1939 in Derna, Libya.


Ashour El-Adham is a soccer player for the El Ittihad Alexandria, Al Ahly SC, Al-Masry SC, and Zamalek SC. Ashour was born on June 11th, 1985 in Port Said.



Ashour Suleiman Shuwail is a Minister of Interior and Ministry of Interior (Libya). Ashour was born in 1954 in Benghazi.


Ashour El Adham is a sports team member for the El Ittihad Alexandria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashour

Ramy Ashour is a squash player. Ramy was born on September 30th, 1987 in Cairo, Egypt.


Hossam Ashour is a soccer player for the Al Ahly SC, Egypt national under-20 football team, Egypt national under-23 football team, and Egypt national football team. Hossam was born on March 9th, 1986 in Cairo. Hossam is also known as حسام عاشور (Arabic).


Radwa was born on May 26th, 1946 in El-Manial. She breathed her last breath on November 30th, 2014.


Omar was born in Cairo.


Saleh was born in 1952.


Hisham was born on May 29th, 1982 in Cairo, Egypt.


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Popularity of Ashour as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ashour U.S.
  White 89.37% 64.26%
  African American 2.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ashour

People with the last name Ashour are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ashour

  • How Popular is the name Ashour? As a last name Ashour was the 55,841st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ashour first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ashour is Friday, June 1st, 1923.
  • How unique is the name Ashour? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ashour. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ashour: Your name in reverse order is Ruohsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arhosu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ashour? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 367 people with the last name Ashour.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ashour? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ashour as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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