[ 2 syll. as-pen, asp-en ] The baby girl name Aspen is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as AEZPehN †. Aspen is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English. It is from aspen ; aspo which means 'aspen'. The personal name is derived from the name of the tree, which could itself be of Indoeuropean origin. The use of the name could also have been influenced by the luxurious ski resort Aspen, Colorado.
Aspen is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2012 with 0.031% of baby girls being named Aspen. It had a ranking of #504 then. Among all girl names in its family, Aspen was the most frequently used in 2012. Aspen has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Aspen: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"