ASHER
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אָשֵׁר (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: A-shər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "happy" or "blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob and Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Anshel (Yiddish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aser (Biblical Greek), Aser (Biblical Latin)
Popularity
United States  ranked #104 
England/Wales  ranked #311 
Canada (BC)  ranked #84 
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