Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Ash Tree Town
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Ashton Boy)

In 2017 the name Ashton...

• was given to 192 baby girls
• was the 1,234th most popular name for baby girls
• was 16% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Nebraska, Kentucky, and North Carolina
• a unisex name which was given to girls 6% of the time
• was about as popular as Charity and Yasmine
Babies Named Ashton 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 Ashton...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1986
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 77% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ciera, Ashten, Kaitlin, Addison, Sagar, Zachery
• has the most opposite popularity history to Carmella, Lana, Launa, Hiram, Leander, Gus
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ashton Per State
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Geographically the name Ashton...

• 75% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Amarah, Araya, Juana, Creighton, Merritt, Macklin
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Makayla, Layla, Laila, Steven, Jaden, Caleb
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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 Ashton by the Baby Name Institute

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