in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
- Meaning: Praised, commended
- #4001 All Time
Pronunciation of Shasta
How popular is the name "Shasta" in the U.S.?
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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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shasta" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 24 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 160 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Shasta popular?
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 west? 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.
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.
S is for sweet, your pleasing way.
H is for heart, warm and loving.
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
S is for sensible, the practical side.
T is for treat, that you always are.
A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
Your name in reverse order is "Atsahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Shtaas". 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 May 16, 1967
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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Name poster for Shasta
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.