Source: Ashur (Bible Hub) 2020 A.D
“And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron’s wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.” – 1 Chronicles 2:24
From the source:
Click on Ashur to see how the name Ashur literally translates to “black”. Names in ancient times often represented physical features or unique characteristics that an individual displayed. Once again, we have a black name for a black Israelite who was literally called “black” because he was a very dark shade of black.