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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Ashton

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Ashton in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Ashton:

  • Records indicate that 51,725 boys in the United States have been named Ashton since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2004, when 5,413 people in the U.S. were given the name Ashton. Those people are now 16 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Ashton

    88% Approval Rating
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      7 Positive Comments

  • "Ashton is my name and I like it. it?s easy to spell and unique" Aug. 28, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I know this cute doctor named Ashton. Isn't that sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute??? It's like it is very classy :)" Nov. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used Ashton for my son's middle name in 1987. Graham Ashton, I love it! Ashton was my mother-in-laws maiden name." Jan. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I was pregnant with my daughter I was sure I was having a boy and Ashton was the name my fiance and I were set on. Now that I have a daughter, I still plan on using Ashton if we ever have a boy." Mar. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Ashton November 14th 2008. We love the name and get many compliments on it." Nov. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Ashton back in the year 2002. It is not a popular name as yet in Australia but we have just been in contact with another parent that had a boy last week and she has named him Ashton as well." Jun. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name - not because of the actor either. I just think it's a unique, but not a weird name. I don't like it for a girl though - more for a boy." Jan. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "my freinds name is ashton and he dosent like it because he thinks its just a girl name not a boys so he like for people to call him A.J." Dec. 27, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Ashton and I was born in 2003. It?s funny cause people mess it up a lot and call me Ashley when they see it. But overall I like the name because it?s gender neutral and easy to spell and pronounce" Apr. 30, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a friend on my school bus named Ashton, and at the start of the year, the bus driver messed his name up with Ashley, and everyone laughed. Good name, but hopefully that doesn?t happen" Feb. 15, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't meet many people with my name but it does somewhat bother me that girls have my name too. it just seems to be a masculine name. Anyways, people spell it wrong often and once at Starbucks, they wrote my name as Ashwin... not very close. It isnt pronounced wrong most of the time, but a lot of the time, people will call me Austin. Im going to guess that I am not the only one, when introduced, hears the phrase "Ashton Kutcher?"" Sep. 2, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Ashton is very good I had a son named Ashton and he was great. I had a daughter after and if she was a boy I was deciding to call her Ashton Jr I just thought it would be funny 4:44pm wodonga Victoria 2019 august 26th monday" Aug. 26, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. We named our son Ashton Jaaiden, born 1/13/2012. Cute name. This names really goes with our baby." Feb. 4, 2012: Report as inappropriate

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