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Popularity
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rashad

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Rightly guided
  • #1932 All Time
Girls
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How popular is the name "Rashad" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 0 6
1974 72 0 72
1975 119 0 119
1976 112 0 112
1977 311 0 311
1978 353 0 353
1979 355 8 347
1980 318 0 318
1981 339 14 325
1982 262 0 262
1983 221 5 216
1984 184 0 184
1985 169 0 169
1986 487 10 477
1987 620 12 608
1988 563 12 551
1989 667 6 661
1990 681 5 676
1991 612 7 605
1992 540 0 540
1993 479 0 479
1994 537 6 531
1995 469 0 469
1996 417 0 417
1997 366 0 366
1998 343 0 343
1999 265 0 265
2000 281 0 281
2001 301 0 301
2002 341 0 341
2003 296 0 296
2004 264 0 264
2005 219 0 219
2006 348 0 348
2007 439 0 439
2008 379 0 379
2009 405 0 405
2010 396 0 396
2011 320 0 320
2012 261 0 261
2013 242 0 242
2014 234 0 234

Want to know about the populiarty of Rashad? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,593 babies born with the name Rashad in the United States. That's more than enough Rashads to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rashad" was in 1990 with a total of 676 babies.

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rashad" ranks #106 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 366 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Rashad popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rashad in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rashad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rashad as well as things modernly associated with the name Rashad such as celebrities named Rashad.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Rashad

The name "Rashad" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Rightly guided". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for activities, for you have many.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Dahsar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Drahas". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rashad born Mar 10, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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