Ashton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tun ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt þ?m) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tun) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

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List of People with Surname Ashton

As far as we found, there are a total of 8,066 people with the surname Ashton. Among these people surnamed Ashton, there are around 528 different names, with an average of 15 people sharing the same name. John Ashton, James Ashton and William Ashton are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Ashton, with 237, 225 and 216 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Ashton, with a total of 959 people, and there are a total of 304 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ashton, with a total of 616 people and an average of 248 different names.