Ash is a pawsome dog name, perfect for a fiery, energetic pup.
Think Ash Ketchum: the iconic Pokémon trainer. An ideal namesake if your dog loves to "catch 'em all" (squirrels, balls, treats anyone?)
It's also a wink to Ash Williams, the chainsaw-wielding hero from Evil Dead. Did I really just say that? I did! But really, it's perfect for your brave, zombie-chasing furball.
Etymologically, Ash is linked to the ash tree, symbolizing strength and endurance. So, whether your dog is a relentless squirrel chaser, a brave protector, or just a strong, enduring companion, Ash is a name that's sure to make their tail wag!
Dogs named Ash tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and beauty.
That you have a fondness for the name Ash, and perhaps a fondness for the character Ash from the Pokemon franchise. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for the color ash, or that you appreciate the symbolism of the name, such as the idea of a new beginning or a fresh start.
Ash is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Ash is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!
Ash is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Ash outranks the great majority of names.
Ash was, in the past month, the 501st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.
As of March 2024, Ash is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.
In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.
In the past week, Ash was viewed 116 times, and liked 22 times.
The map below shows Ash's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.
Ash is most adored in West Virginia, Tennessee and Delaware.
By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Washington and Michigan.
And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Ash.
Most popular breeds named Ash:
- Labrador Retriever
- Australian Shepherd
- American Pitbull Terrier
- Korean Jindo
- German Shepherd
Ash is found in these categories:
Autumn leaves often turn a grayish color, reminiscent of ashes.
References Ash Ketchum, Pokémon's bespectacled, trivia-loving protagonist.
Dark, mysterious undertones often associated with remnants of fire or death.
Ash resembles the dark, smoky hue of a midnight bonfire.
Ash is inspired by the Ash tree, which blooms in spring.
Ash is associated with athleticism due to its connection to ash wood, often used in sports equipment.
In Sanskrit, Ash signifies "light", "brightness", or "happiness".