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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ashton, Sir Frederick Ashtonnoun

    British choreographer (1906-1988)


  1. Ashtonnoun

    derived from the place names.

  2. Ashtonnoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Ashtonnoun

    A common place name in England.

  4. Ashtonnoun

    A habitational surname derived from the place names.

  5. Ashtonnoun

    A unisex given name transferred from the surname.

  6. Ashtonnoun

    A town in South Australia, Australia.

  7. Ashtonnoun

    A ghost town in California, United States.

  8. Ashtonnoun

    A city in Idaho, United States.

  9. Ashtonnoun

    A village in Illinois, United States.

  10. Ashtonnoun

    A city and town in Iowa, United States.

  11. Ashtonnoun

    A village in Nebraska, United States.

  12. Ashtonnoun

    A city and town in South Dakota, United States.

  13. Etymology: From Old English æsc ("ash (tree species)") + tūn ("enclosure, settlement").


  1. ashton

    Ashton refers to a place name, originating from the Old English words for "ash tree" and "settlement". Many towns and settlements in England have Ashton in their name. It is also commonly used as a male given name.


  1. Ashton

    Ashton is an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland. The commercial center of Ashton lies at the junction of Route 108 and New Hampshire Avenue. The United States Census Bureau combines Ashton with the nearby community of Sandy Spring to form the Census-Designated Place of Ashton-Sandy Spring, and all census data are tabulated for this combined entity. The Sandy Spring Museum, located in the heart of Sandy Spring, is a historical museum offering educational displays and programs.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ashton is ranked #2922 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ashton surname appeared 12,263 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Ashton.

    80.4% or 9,870 total occurrences were White.
    13.3% or 1,638 total occurrences were Black.
    2.9% or 359 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 262 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 75 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 59 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ashton in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ashton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Ashton in a Sentence

  1. Assistant Police Chief Todd Strickland:

    There were signs of impairment due to the... field sobriety test that we gave Ashton Baza, and that was part of the investigation... and why Ashton Baza was arrested.

  2. Ashton Kutcher:

    Surrounding Ashton Kutcher with a support system makes hard things much easier. Setting a pace that you can sustain is not the same thing as working as hard as you can.

  3. Mila Kunis:

    But here's a little-known fact: there's one person in the world that both Ashton and I have kissed, and that's Natalie Portman.

  4. Marta Karolyi:

    Madison Kocian and Ashton Locklear haven't picked Madison Kocian and Ashton Locklear team, Madison Kocian and Ashton Locklear always have in Madison Kocian and Ashton Locklear minds the ideal composition but Madison Kocian and Ashton Locklear have never picked the team before this competition, this competition is extremely important. They need to prove themselves, they need to show they are able to handle the stress and routines are very consistent.

  5. Deputy District Attorney Dan Akemon:

    Ashton Kutcher looked in the window and saw what Ashton Kutcher thought was spilled wine on the floor, we believe now the evidence will show that was actually blood, and Ashley had already been murdered.

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