Gender Masculine
Scripts אָשֵׁר(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. ASH-ər(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "happy, blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob by Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The meaning of his name is explained in Genesis 30:13.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAser(Biblical Greek) Aser(Biblical Latin)


People think this name is

upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  


Entry updated May 29, 2020