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Ashton?

(11 Posts)
Pinkflamingo276 Tue 16-May-17 19:52:22

Can I have some feedback please? Last name is Hughes.

Sophronia Tue 16-May-17 20:11:44

For a boy? The one I know is female.

NavyandWhite Tue 16-May-17 20:12:37

Not keen personally.

LadyMonicaBaddingham Tue 16-May-17 20:16:31

I know an Asher (lovely boy), but never met an Ashton. I'm afraid it makes me think of Ashton Kutcher and by association The Butterfly Effect and kids blowing up babies

Wellmeetontheledge Tue 16-May-17 20:18:13

I taught a class recently with three in so it's quite common, but if that's not an issue it's a nice name with good shortening potentialsmile

Pinkflamingo276 Tue 16-May-17 20:43:11

I've just thought, if it gets shortened to Ash, he'll be Ash Hughes... back to the drawing board! Lol.

Stickerrocks Tue 16-May-17 20:48:55

Google Chris Ashton Saracens & then decide.

GOASTT Tue 16-May-17 20:49:26

What's wrong with Ash Hughes...?

Popskipiekin Tue 16-May-17 20:53:44

Bit like "issues" maybe or "atishoo"?
Ashton is nice, and what about Ashley? (Or even Oakley? grin). I know someone called Ashley Hulme - he gets called Ash but very rarely would friends calling him Ash actually also use his surname. We didn't call DS2 Gabriel because our surname starts with a B (e.g. Brown) and I worried that Gabe Brown sounded like Gay Brown... wish we'd used it in retrospect - nobody using the abbreviation is going to say the surname. If you like it, go for it.

NavyandWhite Tue 16-May-17 21:02:40

Asher is gorgeous and in a different league to Ashton, which to me is a bit of a fad.

Astro55 Tue 16-May-17 21:03:48

Bless you

grin

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