Poe's Short Stories

“The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe

 Is there some symbolic meaning to Usher’s name in “The Fall of the House of Usher”? Explain

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There is of course the actual physical House of Usher which is in decay. Usher also represents the family bloodline which is also in a state of decay. Only Usher and his sister were left. His sister was "dead" and Usher was dying.