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The name Asher is of Hebrew origin, and means happy or blessed.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Asher has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Asher
Use of the Name Asher for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,453 4,416 4,416 3,831 2,732 1,500 879
The table below indicates the number of times the name Asher has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Asher
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808236  
18817886  
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1994883150  
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1999600312  
2000579344  
2001529414  
2002485474  
2003414621  
2004337879  
Totals:  4,453 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Asher as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Asher appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 21 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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