First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page

How to Pronounce Aston

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from United Kingdom
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Aston?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Aston mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Aston

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Aston to us below

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb
To stun; to astonish; to stupefy.

Etymology: See Astonish

Wiktionary

From the name of an area of Birmingham in England, anciently Estone.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Aston

Funkmaster Flex is a hip hop music dj, producer, singer, rapper, actor, musician, television show host, disc jockey, and rapping. He plays Turntablism and Sampler (musical instrument). His ongoing career started in 1987. Funkmaster was given the name Aston George Taylor, Jr. on August 5th, 1967 in The Bronx, New York City, United States. Funkmaster is also known as Flex and Funk Flex.

Popularity:

He was most active from 2002 to present. Aston was given the name Aston Iain Merrygold on February 13th, 1988 in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.

Popularity:

Aston Barrett is a reggae songwriter, musician, arrangement, and record producer. He plays Bass guitar, Guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Percussion instrument. He has been prominent since 1962. Aston was given the name Aston Francis Barrett on November 22nd, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica. Aston is also known as Family Man.

Popularity:

Donald McEachin is an office holder. Donald was given the name Aston Donald McEachin on October 10th, 1961 in Nuremberg.

Popularity:

Sir Aston Webb was an architect. Aston was born on May 22nd, 1849 in London. He died on August 21st, 1930.

Popularity:

Sir Aston Cockayne was a baronet, landowner, cavalier, poet, and writer.He holds the title 1 and 1st Baronet Cockayne of Ashbourne. Aston was born as the child of Sir John Stanhope in 1605 in Ashbourne Hall. He breathed his last breath in 1684.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Aston

Mick Aston was an archaeology and archaeologist. His career lasted from 1988 to 2013. Mick was given the name Michael Antony Aston on July 1st, 1946 in Oldbury, West Midlands. He died on June 24th, 2013.

Popularity:

Jay Aston is a pop music musician. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1981 to present. Jay was given the name Jay Hilda Aston on May 4th, 1961 in Purley, London.

Popularity:

Francis William Aston was a scientist in the fields of chemistry and physics. Francis was born on September 1st, 1877 in Harborne. He passed away on November 20th, 1945.

Popularity:

Rob Aston is a hip hop music and punk rock rapper, musician, songwriter, and rapping. He plays Vocals, turntables, and Phonograph. Rob was given the name Robert Aston on October 29th, 1978 in Fresno, California, US. Rob is also known as Skinhead Rob.

Popularity:

Sam Aston is an actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2003. Sam was given the name Samuel David Aston on July 7th, 1993.

Popularity:

Anne was given the name Anne Lloyd on January 1st, 1948 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 9 0 9
1916 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1930 7 0 7
1956 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1979 8 0 8
1980 8 0 8
1981 5 0 5
1982 20 8 12
1983 14 5 9
1984 19 5 14
1985 17 6 11
1986 24 6 18
1987 26 9 17
1988 29 6 23
1989 33 7 26
1990 19 0 19
1991 42 6 36
1992 36 6 30
1993 26 0 26
1994 34 5 29
1995 13 0 13
1996 20 5 15
1997 25 9 16
1998 28 5 23
1999 19 0 19
2000 24 5 19
2001 25 0 25
2002 39 0 39
2003 30 0 30
2004 47 6 41
2005 40 0 40
2006 59 0 59
2007 69 0 69
2008 67 0 67
2009 72 0 72
2010 82 0 82
2011 150 11 139
2012 162 6 156
2013 154 8 146
2014 166 5 161
2015 188 10 178
2016 160 0 160
2017 147 5 142

Where is the name Aston popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Aston as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Aston as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in Texas, California, or New York.

Popularity of Aston as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Aston as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Pennsylvania, Texas, or California.

Common last names for Aston

  • Wilson
  • Henry
  • Smith

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aston U.S.
  White 89.74% 64.26%
  African American 3.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aston

People with the last name Aston are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Aston

  • How Popular is the name Aston? Aston is the 6,368th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aston was the 8,402nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,209 babies born with the first name Aston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aston to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Aston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aston is Monday, June 15th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Aston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aston was in 2015 with a total of 178 babies.
  • Random Aston Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aston is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Aston: Your name in reverse order is Notsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toasn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,937 people with the last name Aston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Aston as their last name.

What Astons Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Aston

Name poster for Aston(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • 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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.