Ascher Family History
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Ascher Name Meaning
German (often Äscher): occupational name for an ashmaker (see Aschenbrenner), from Middle High German escher ‘ashes’. German: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree or ash grove, from Middle High German asch ‘ash’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with the element asch, including Ascha, Aschach, Aschau. Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Asher.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press