Asher Family History
Asher Name Meaning
English (mainly southern): topographic name denoting someone living by an ash tree from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er. English: possibly from the Middle English personal name Ascher a survival of the rare Old English name Æschere. English: perhaps from the Anglo-Norman and Middle English personal name Asser Atser (Old Norse Qzurr Azur). Jewish: from the Biblical personal name Asher (Genesis 30:13) meaning ‘blessed’ in Hebrew. Americanized form of German Ascher .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press