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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ashton
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ashton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Ashton:
Records indicate that 15,890 girls in the United States have been named Ashton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1989, when 1,027 people in the U.S. were given the name Ashton. Those people are now 32 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
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4 Positive Comments
"I am Ashtyn and I am 10. I spell it Ashtyn I love my name" Mar. 26, 2021:
"i also named my daughter ashton, after watching the tv series north and south, some 15 years earlier! i think it suits both genders but prefer it for a girl." Aug. 24, 2007:
"Well my name is ashton and i know lots of people with the name ashton but they speall it differnt" Mar. 5, 2007:
"We named our daughter Ashton because before she was born we wasn't sure whether she was going to be a girl or a boy. We thought that it would be a GREAT name for a boy or a girl." Nov. 5, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"I've only ever heard of girls with this name who I've personally known in person (known 4 girls named this). But then I heard of Ashton Kutcher and saw it on another guy on a show so I feel who the heck knows... A nice name for either gender since you can take any traditional boy's name and find someone who has it who is female. Same goes for the names Taylor, Devon, Landon, Cameron, Blake, Jordan, Morgan, etc. Picking a name for your child has become more about picking a name you like and giving it to either gender no matter what they are born as lol. Traditionally male names like Riley, Hayden, Leyton, Peyton, James/Jamie, Jayden, Jaylen, Aiden, Parker, Spencer, Rowan, Cooper, Dylan, Asher Jonnie, Eli... are being given to both genders now and is just strange. Not sure why giving a girl a boy's name is so popular. I think girls should be given girly names that will age well." May. 22, 2019:
"My friend's name is Ashton and she used to hate it. She wanted to change the spelling to Ashtyn, which i think is pretty too. We'd never heard of any girls with that name before. Then i started finding other girls named Ashton so I guess it's getting more popular as a girl's name as well as a boy's name." Sep. 13, 2008:
"I wanted to give my daughter my father's initials. J.A. I had Jessica because his name was Jess. I dreamed I named her Ashton so that's what the A stands for. I had never heard it before, so not sure why I dreamed it. then I started hearing it everywhere, boys and girls." Apr. 18, 2008:
"I named my daughter Ashton after watching the TV movie North and South. There was a woman on there named Ashton and I thought it was a very pretty name for a girl" Aug. 15, 2007:
"My name is Dylan but Ashton is a nice name too. P.S. I'm a boy posting on the girls page haha! :)" Jul. 25, 2007:
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