There are multiple origins and meanings for the name Ash:
1. Old English name-giving æsc meaning - "ash tree"
2. Shortened form of the Old English name Ashley - "living in ash-tree meadow"
3. Shortened form of the Hindi name Aashish meaning - "prayer; blessed, blessing; wish"
4. Shortened form of the names that start with Ash.
May also refer to Ash (feminine name).