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Coat of Arms: Gold with a blue fesse and overall a red saltire.
Crest: Description not available
Spelling variations include: Asher, Ascher, Asser, Hasher, Hasser, Hascher, Aschey, Aisher, Aza, Azor, Ascer, Passer and many more.
First found in Staffordshire where they were anciently seated as Lords of the Manor.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Coat of Arms: A red shield bearing three silver chevronels.
Crest: A demi-gold lion rampant.
Motto: Virtute Duce.
Motto Translated: With virtue for guide.
Spelling variations include: Asch, Asche, Asches, Ascher, Assch, Assche, Aschen and many more.
First found in Swabia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Bertha Asch, who settled in San Francisco, Cal. in 1862; Isaac M. Asch settled in Philadelphia in 1836; Mannes M. Asch settled in Philadelphia in 1844.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Asher.
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
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German: occupational name for someone who prepared ash from wood fires for use in glassworks and soapworks, from Middle High German asche, esche ‘ashes’ + brenner ‘burner’
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