What does Asher mean?

Definitions for Asher
ˈæʃ ərash·er

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  1. Ashernoun

    Eighth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.

  2. Ashernoun

    One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Asher.

  3. ashernoun

    A member of the alt.suicide.holiday newsgroup, which deals with the topics of suicide and depression.

  4. Etymology: Old Testament אָשֵׁר (asher), a son of Jacob.


  1. Asher

    Asher (Hebrew: אָשֵׁר ’Āšēr), in the Book of Genesis, was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Zilpah (Jacob's eighth son) and the founder of the Tribe of Asher.


  1. Asher

    Asher, in the Book of Genesis, is the second son of Jacob and Zilpah, and the founder of the Tribe of Asher.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ASHER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Asher is ranked #2695 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Asher surname appeared 13,371 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Asher.

    88.9% or 11,891 total occurrences were White.
    3.1% or 427 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 329 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.4% or 325 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 278 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 120 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for Asher »

  1. earsh

  2. hares

  3. harse

  4. hears

  5. rheas

  6. share

  7. shear

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asher in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Asher in a Sentence

  1. Dad Russell Bleck:

    Baby Asher is now almost 4 months old, we had to move from Kentucky after I was laid off from my job [ recently ].

  2. Josie Rock:

    I knew right then and there that Asher had cancer. It was chilling to say the least. He was just a baby.

  3. Tomas Olson:

    At first we gave him [Asher] chemotherapy intravenous and the ophthalmologist used lasers on the spots [on his eye] and there were responses. He finished chemo in 2015. The problem with retinoblastoma is it can pop up in other places. Over time, he had a few new ones pop up and they werelasered.

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1 Comment
  • Mark T. Orenstein
    Mark T. Orenstein
    Also more commonly than a proper name:
    that, which, whom ; who ; as regards, in regard to ; באשר - with respect to, with regard to ; מאשר - than, rather than, compared to
    LikeReply4 years ago

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