Ast Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German ast ‘knot (in wood)’, ‘branch’, hence a nickname for a tough or awkward individual or a metonymic occupational name for a lumberjack. North German: occupational name, from Middle Low German arste ‘physician’, a variant of Arzt. Southern French: from Occitan ast ‘pike or lance’, probably an occupational name for a maker of these weapons.

List of People with Surname Ast

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 626 people with the surname Ast. Among these people surnamed Ast, there are nearly 116 different names, with an average of 5 people having the same name. David Ast, William Ast and John Ast are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Ast, with 18, 18 and 17 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that Kansas has the highest number of people surnamed Ast, with a total of 130 people, and there are a total of 74 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ast, with a total of 72 people and an average of 50 different names.