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Alternative forms 
- (rare): Asheton
Proper noun 
- A common place name in England.
- A habitational surname derived from the place names.
- A male given name transferred from the surname.
- A female given name.
- U. S. Census Bureau genealogy name search based on 1990 census indicates 0.005% of population had the name "Ashton" as a surname, none had it as a male name, and 0.004% had it as a female given name.
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