Usher \u-sher\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Usher is "river mouth". Also a doorkeeper. Also an anglicisation of an Irish place name Ussery or Ossory. Literary: a famous Edgar Allan Poe tale is titled "The Fall of the House of Usher". Musician Usher Raymond.
Usher has 1 variant form: Ussher.
Baby names that sound like Usher are Asher and Osher.
Usher is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4563 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)