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4k
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since 1880

Shasta

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Praised, commended
  • #4001 All Time
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How popular is the name "Shasta" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1926 5 5 0
1948 8 8 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 63 63 0
1972 49 49 0
1973 62 62 0
1974 70 70 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 158 158 0
1977 153 153 0
1978 232 227 5
1979 235 235 0
1980 220 220 0
1981 228 228 0
1982 197 192 5
1983 194 194 0
1984 191 191 0
1985 179 174 5
1986 160 160 0
1987 142 142 0
1988 132 132 0
1989 152 152 0
1990 130 130 0
1991 107 107 0
1992 104 104 0
1993 73 73 0
1994 79 79 0
1995 63 63 0
1996 56 56 0
1997 44 44 0
1998 55 55 0
1999 53 53 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 31 31 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 22 22 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 16 16 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 7 7 0

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.

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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.

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 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.

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