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Asher is a name with Hebrew origins. The meaning of Asher is blessed/happy. Alternative spellings include Axsher and Ascher. Nicknames for the name Asher include Ash and Ashy. Asher is typically a male name but some folks use it for their baby girls as well, including members at BabyNames.com.
There are famous people with Asher as a first name or a given name. Judd Asher Nelson is an actor who primarily did “teenager” films in the 1980s. Playwright Arthur Miller’s middle name was Asher. Asher Keddie is an Australian actress, which may be the reason it is slowly becoming more popular for girls.
A fictional character named Asher is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok in My Name is Asher Lev and The Gift of Asher Lev. Asher was also the second son of Jacob and Zylpah in The Book of Genesis.
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