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Gender: M Meaning of Usher: "doorkeeper" Origin of Usher: English from French

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Strongly associated with the mega-popular single-named singer, who was actually the fourth Usher Raymond in his family. He could start a fad.

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Usher Hall, a concert hall in Edinburgh, opened in 1914. It was built with funds endowed by Andrew Usher (1826-98), a Scottish whisky distiller.
'The Fall of the House of Usher' (1839), a Gothic romance by Edgar Allan Poe describing the extinction of the last of the Usher line, the etiolated Roderick Usher and his equally wan twin Madeline, who is buried alive and returns from the grave to carry off her brother to his death