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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rashida

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Rightly guided
  • #5097 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Rashida in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 69 69 0
1974 101 101 0
1975 144 144 0
1976 202 202 0
1977 338 338 0
1978 205 205 0
1979 155 155 0
1980 153 153 0
1981 121 121 0
1982 124 124 0
1983 105 105 0
1984 77 77 0
1985 79 79 0
1986 93 93 0
1987 70 70 0
1988 73 73 0
1989 100 94 6
1990 114 114 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 66 66 0
1994 52 52 0
1995 27 27 0
1996 42 42 0
1997 35 35 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 5 5 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 11 11 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Rashida baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,976 babies born with the name Rashida in the United States. That's more than enough Rashidas to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rashida" was in 1977 with a total of 338 babies.

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rashida" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 18 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of only 69 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Rashida

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

Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones is an actress and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Rashida was born in 1976 as Rashida Leah Jones in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rashida

Rashida Strober
Rashida Cohen

Alternative Meanings

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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

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Past life for Rashida born Jun 20, 1960

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 Scotland approximately on 1825. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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