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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shasta

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Praised, commended
  • #4001 All Time
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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1926550
1948880
1950550
1951990
1952660
195310100
195414140
195510100
1956990
195710100
1958880
195912120
196014140
196110100
196210100
196312120
1964880
196513130
196611110
1967770
196810100
1969770
197019190
197163630
197249490
197362620
197470700
197583830
19761581580
19771531530
19782322275
19792352350
19802202200
19812282280
19821971925
19831941940
19841911910
19851791745
19861601600
19871421420
19881321320
19891521520
19901301300
19911071070
19921041040
199373730
199479790
199563630
199656560
199744440
199855550
199953530
200050500
200133330
200231310
200318180
200422220
200532320
200625250
200729290
200818180
200919190
201016160
201111110
201211110
201313130
2014770

Want to know about the populiarty of Shasta? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,226 babies born with the name Shasta in the United States. That's more than enough Shastas to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shasta" was in 1979 with a total of 235 babies.

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shasta" is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of only 194 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Shasta

The name "Shasta" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Praised, commended". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for tender, loving nature.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Atsahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ssthaa". 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 Shasta born Nov 21, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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