"the man who lives at the farm or dwelling near the ash tree"
Ashten, Ashtyn, Ashtin
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Ashton is a given name derived from an English surname derived from a place name meaning "ash tree town."
The name is in use for both boys and girls in the United States, though it is more popular for boys. Ashton was the 124th most popular name for American boys born in 2007. It was the 778th most popular name for American girls in 2005, the last year it was ranked among the top 1,000 names. Ashton was ranked among the top 100 names for boys in England and Wales in 2007 and in British Columbia, Canada and New South Wales, Australia in 2005 and 2006.