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Gender Masculine
Scripts אָשֵׁר(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. ASH-ər(English)

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.