Let’s be honest parents, coming up with names is hard!
There’s no shortage of options, yet we still struggle.
Some resort to eccentric choices to be unique, using brand names or even compass directions (I’m looking at you Kardashians)!
Finding a unique and perfect name for your soon-to-be child can take months, especially when you have suggestions coming from every direction.
Now, imagine if you had to undergo this struggle twice. News flash! You do.
After choosing a brilliant first name for your newborn baby, you’re tasked with choosing an equally perfect middle name.
This can sound like a lot, which is why I’ve come to the rescue with my guide to picking the perfect middle name! An easy place for you to find quick, curated lists of exceptional middle names all in one location.
Now scroll down to find a list of the best middle names for a boy named Asher!
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sounds best.
Hope it helps!
The importance of picking a good middle name for your son
Now, technically, you could skip giving your child a middle name if you wanted.
After all, there’s no legal reason to have one!
However… I probably wouldn’t go that route if I were you.
I know it’s a tough decision, but you’ll find one eventually, I promise!
Here are 3 big reasons you should think carefully and do your research when picking a great middle name that goes well with Asher.
A middle name lets you preserve family or other important names
You fell in love with the name Asher the second you heard it and you’re excited to name your new addition to your family.
There’s only one problem, you promised Uncle Louis you’d name your first child after him after one too many cocktails at the last family reunion!
Fortunately for you, middle names are a great way to honor family members and preserve names that are near and dear to you.
Get some peace and quiet from Uncle Louis by throwing his name in between. Asher Louis doesn’t sound so bad now does it?
Their middle name can, and might, become their nickname
Children call each other all sorts of things. Whether it out of convenience, play, or downright nastiness, Asher’s middle name might just become his main name.
With that in mind, choosing a middle name is starting to seem a lot more important than when we started!
Choose a name that your child won’t be cursing out you or his peers over in the near future. Their teenage years will thank you.
The full name power play
Middle names can quickly become status symbols when used in the right scenario.
Whether introducing yourself to a room or signing an important document, your child’s middle name can carry some serious weight.
Choosing a name with a serious origin or that pairs well with their first and last name can truly make a difference when speaking your child’s full name.
As an added bonus, nothing worries our little troublemakers more than hearing their full name loudly roll off the tongue.
Middle name ideas for a boy named Asher
With all of these great reasons, it’s time to get into the list!
Remember parents, these are just ideas. Hopefully, this list will get your imagination going or maybe even contain your perfect name!
(My favorite middle names for Asher have to be Asher Bennett and Asher Lawrence. I love the flow of the two-syllable names and how they come together — it seriously rolls off the tongue.)
If you’re still not sure what to name your son, I highly recommend picking up a copy of The Baby Name Wizard.
It’s the most comprehensive baby name book out there, full of data-driven insights into name popularity, nicknames, similar names, and picking a great middle name.
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Meaning of the name Asher
According to Baby Name Wizard, Asher comes from Hebrew origin meaning “blessed” or “happy”, and is also one of Jacob’s sons from the bible!
It traditionally signifies someone who has lived by an ash tree.
Ranked #37 for the most popular boy names in the United States in 2019, this biblical name is gaining in popularity!
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Asher, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
Hopefully, you found a few you like! If not, you might like this cool resource from Mom Junction with more middle name ideas based on syllables and more.
Tell me in the comments which ones are your favorite, or just your favorite middle names for boys in general!
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Good luck, parents!