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The name Ashton is of Old English origin, and means ash tree town.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ashton 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 Ashton
Use of the Name Ashton for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
24,326 24,276 24,276 18,978 14,315 9,571 5,368
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ashton has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ashton first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Ashton
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18817906  
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198289899  
1983794121  
1984634182  
1985577229  
1986550260267952
1987534286318761
1988519309381628
19894025332611,027
1990365640331831
1991361663358717
1992391583353723
1993343712331792
1994355681284970
1995324809296932
1996327800315895
1997290963294976
19982781,027318943
19992771,064334902
20002541,309353867
20012161,594361821
20022001,841377779
20031014,203471626
2004765,368665405
Totals:  24,326 15,547

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ashton as a boy's name about 61% of the time and as a girl's name about 38% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ashton appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 30 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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