Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Fortunate
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Asher Girl)

In 2017 the name Asher...

• was given to 5,991 baby boys
• was the 59th most popular name for baby boys
• was 279% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Hawaii
• was least popular in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire
• was about as popular as Adrian and Cameron
Babies Named Asher Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Asher...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1955
• is 43510% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2461% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Raiden, Greysen, Finn, Brinley, Evelynn, Esme
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Shelton, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Asher Per State
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Geographically the name Asher...

• 3% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ryker, Silas, Jasper, Ellie, Everly, Harper
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nicholas, Dylan, Lorenzo, Angelina, Brianna, Juliana
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Asher by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Asher are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Asher will be the only kid named Asher in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Asher compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Asher rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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