First name origin & meaning:

Old English: River crossing

First name variations: Ash, Ashe, Ashby, Ashia, Ashiah, Ashla, Ashlana, Ashlanah, Ashlane, Ashlaney, Ashlea, Ashleah, Ashlee, Ashlei, Ashleigh, Ashlen, Ashlena, Ashlenah, Ashlene, Ashli, Ashlia, Ashliah, Ashlie, Ashlin, Ashlina, Ashlinah, Ashline, Ashling, Ashly, Ashlya, Ashlyah, Ashley, Ashleigh, Ash, Ashe, Ashby, Ashlie, Ashling, Asheley, Ashelie, Ashlan, Ashlen, Ashlin, Ashlone, Ashlinn, Ashly, Aslan, Ashten, Ashton, Ashley, Brad, Brady, Braid, Braddlea, Braddlee, Braddleigh, Braddli, Braddlie, Braddly, Bradleigh, Bradlie, Braddley, Bradlay, Bradley, Branden, Brand, Bran, Brenden, Brendan, Brant, Brent, Brennen, Brennan, Brandon, Clifton, Clyff, Clinton, Clint, Clive, Crawfurd, Giff, Giffard, Gifferd, Giffie, Giffy, Gilmore, Gilroy, Harlin, Harley, Harlow, Harland, Harlen, Harlenn, Harlyn, Harlynn, Harlan, Huxly, Huxleigh, Huxlea, Huxlee, Huxlie, Huxley, Langdon, Langley, Langston, Langhorne, Langtry, Lang, Loller, Lollar, Lawler, Laurence, Lawrance, Lorenz, Loren, Laurens, Lorin, Lorcan, Lon, Lonnie, Loring, Lawley, Lawton, Lawler, Laughton, Lawry, Larry, Laurent, Lorenzo, Lauritz, Lorne, Lawson, Lars, Larson, Larkin, Labhras, Lawrence, Lin, Linden, Lyndon, Lindell, Lindberg, Lindley, Lindon, Lindt, Linely, Linton, Lind, Manferd, Mannfred, Mannye, Manny, Manfred, Oxton, Oxon, Radcliffe, Radclyffe, Radclyf, Radley, Radnor, Rad, Radcliff, Rad, Radferd, Rayce, Raydell, Rayder, Raydon, Raylen, Raynell, Ray, Redfield, Redgrave, Redman, Redwald, Redd, Redding, Red, Rei, Roi, Rexer, Rex, Ruphus, Rufe, Ruff, Rufus, Ruthren, Rutherfurd, Rutherfyrd, Sanborn, Sandy, Staff, Staffard, Stafferd, Staffi, Staffie, Staffor, Stanly, Stanleigh, Stanbury, Stanberry, Standish, Stanfield, Stanhope, Stanmore, Stanton, Stanway, Stanwick, Stanwyck, Stanley, Telfer, Telfor, Telfour, Wardell, Warden, Wardley, Warfield, Warley, Warmond, Warton, Warwick, Ward, Welles, Weller, Welborne, Welby, Weldon, Welton, Wells, White, Whitey, Whitcomb, Whitby, Whitelaw, Whitfield, Whitley, Whitlock, Whitman, Whitmore, Whittaker, Whit, Wil, Will, Willem, Wilhelm, Wilmos, Wilmot, Wilson, Williams, Williamson, Wills, Willie, Willy, Wiley, Wyley, Wilkie, Willkie, Wilkes, Wylkes, Willis, Wilton, Wilmer, Wilmar, Winton, Willard, Guillaume, Guillermo, Vilhelm, Vilem, Viliam, Vasili, Vasily, Uilleam, Uilliam, William

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Middle English, Old English ford, or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word, such as Ford in Northumberland, Shropshire, and West Sussex, or Forde in Dorset.
  2. Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example Mac Giolla na Naomh ‘son of Gilla na Naomh’ (a personal name meaning ‘servant of the saints’), Mac Conshámha ‘son of Conshnámha’ (a personal name composed of the elements con ‘dog’ + snámh ‘to swim’), in all of which the final syllable was wrongly thought to be áth ‘ford’, and Ó Fuar(th)áin (see Foran).
  3. Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
  4. Translation of German Fürth (see Furth).

Famous people with this first name: Harrison Ford

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