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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ashkan

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Ashkan

Ashkan Dejagah is a soccer player for the Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), F├╝chse Berlin Reinickendorf, Tennis Borussia Berlin, Hertha BSC, Hertha BSC II, VfL Wolfsburg, Fulham F.C., and Germany national youth football team. Ashkan was born on July 5th, 1986 in Tehran, Iran.


Ashkan Soltani is a chief technologist, federal trade commission; privacy, security researcher, and federal trade commission.


Ashkan Pouya is a serial entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. Ashkan was born on June 2nd, 1976.


Ashkan was born in 1963.


Ashkan Namdari is a soccer player for the Aluminium Arak F.C., Bargh Shiraz F.C., Esteghlal F.C., F.C. Aboumoslem, and Esteghlal Ahvaz F.C. Ashkan was born in 1977 in ?, Iran.


Ashkan Kaebi is an athlete for the Esteghlal Novin Mahshahr FSC.


Fun Facts about the name Ashkan

  • How Popular is the name Ashkan? Ashkan is the 26,349th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ashkan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208 babies born with the first name Ashkan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ashkan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ashkan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ashkan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ashkan was in 1992 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Ashkan Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ashkan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Ashkan: Your name in reverse order is Nakhsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hskaan. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.