in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
- Meaning: Praised, commended
- #4059 All Time
Pronunciation of Shasta
How popular is the baby name Shasta in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Shasta baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,241 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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shasta" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of only 179 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Shasta popular?
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.
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.
Other Inspirations for the Name Shasta
S is for select, as few are chosen.
H is for hug, give one today!
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
S is for sweetheart, you really are!
T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
Your name in reverse order is "Atsahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aasths". 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 Sep 29, 1939
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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!