Assata

First Name
568
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Assata mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Assata

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  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Assata is of African origin and means "She who fights for what she believes in".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Assata is of Native American origin and means "She who struggles amongst wise ones, lady of the people".
  • A user from Louisiana, United States says the name Assata is of Swahili origin and means "One who Struggles".
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Notable Persons Named Assata

Assata Shakur is an activism. Assata is also known as Joanne Chesimard and JoAnne Deborah Byron.

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How popular is the baby name Assata in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 5 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 14 14 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 26 26 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 20 20 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 14 14 0
2014 21 21 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 23 23 0
2017 23 23 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Assata

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Fun Facts about the name Assata

  • How Popular is the name Assata? Assata is the 15,055th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Assata have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 568 babies born with the first name Assata in the United States. That's more than enough people named Assata 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 Assata? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Assata born? The highest recorded use of the first name Assata was in 2015 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Assata Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Assata is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Assata: Your name in reverse order is Atassa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssaaat. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Assata born Jun 1, 1929

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 North Europe approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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).
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