Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Asher
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The Biblical baby name Asher is Hebrew in origin and it's meaning is happy or blessed.
Asher is pronounced aw-share'.
Asher was the eighth son of Jacob. His mother was Zilpah, the handmaid of Leah. Asher was the founder of the tribe of Asherites. Anna the prophetess was of this tribe.
Asher was also the name of a city belonging to the tribe of Manasseh.
Genesis 30:13; Joshua 7:17; Judges 1:31,32; Luke 2:36
Strong's concordance H836
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