Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ASH-tən
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Meaning & History

Denoted a person from one of the towns in England that bear this name, itself derived from Old English æsc "ash tree" and tun "enclosure, yard, town".

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsAshton, Ashtyn(English)

Entry added January 21, 2022