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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gashaw

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Gashaw means "Sword and Shield" and is of Eritrea origin.
  • A user from New Zealand says the name Gashaw is of Kurdish origin and means "Blossom".
  • A user from Iraq says the name Gashaw is of English origin and means "Brightness".

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Notable Persons Named Gashaw

Gashaw was born on September 26th, 1978.


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International Interest for Gashaw

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Gashaw as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gashaw U.S.
  White 34.76% 64.26%
  African American 61.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gashaw

People with the last name Gashaw are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gashaw

  • How Popular is the name Gashaw? As a last name Gashaw was the 108,199th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gashaw first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gashaw is Tuesday, March 17th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Gashaw? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gashaw. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gashaw: Your name in reverse order is Wahsag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wasahg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gashaw? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 164 people with the last name Gashaw.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gashaw? Gashaw is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Gashaw born May 13, 1953

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 Western Australia approximately on 700. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. 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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