Kasha

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

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Origin and Meaning of Kasha

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  • A user from India says the name Kasha is of Hindi origin and means "She shows beautiful Love".
  • A submission from India says the name Kasha means "Shine; appearance" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Ireland, the name Kasha is of Polish origin and means "Pure".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Kasha means "Wonderer" and is of Gaelic origin.
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  1. Boiled or baked buckwheat
Wiktionary

From Russian ка́ша (káša, “porridge, gruel”) or Yiddish קאַשע (kashe).

  1. A porridge made from boiled buckwheat groats, or sometimes from other cereal groats.

kasha was also found in the following language(s): Japanese, Portuguese, and Swahili

Notable Persons Named Kasha

Kasha was born on August 27th, 1991.

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Kasha Terry is a basketball player for the Indiana Fever and Atlanta Dream. Kasha was born on October 21st, 1983 in Nuremberg.

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Kasha Rae is a spoken word, hip hop music, and alternative hip hop songwriter and artist. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kasha

Michael Kasha was a in the fields of physical chemistry and biophysics. Michael was born on December 6th, 1920 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He passed away on June 12th, 2013.

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Abdul-Hamid Musa Kasha is a First Governor of East Darfur, --01- Office: January and 2013.

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Lawrence was born on December 3rd, 1933. He breathed his last breath on September 29th, 1990.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 6 6 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 15 15 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 25 25 0
1973 31 31 0
1974 21 21 0
1975 31 31 0
1976 43 43 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 40 40 0
1979 49 49 0
1980 40 40 0
1981 43 43 0
1982 40 40 0
1983 30 30 0
1984 27 27 0
1985 45 45 0
1986 51 51 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 67 67 0
1989 79 79 0
1990 86 86 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 54 54 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 37 37 0
1996 38 38 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 29 29 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 17 17 0
2007 8 8 0
2008 16 16 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 9 9 0
2015 5 5 0

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Popularity of Kasha as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kasha U.S.
  White 84.98% 64.26%
  African American 4.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kasha

People with the last name Kasha are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kasha

  • How Popular is the name Kasha? Kasha is the 8,158th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kasha was the 71,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kasha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,494 babies born with the first name Kasha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kasha to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kasha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kasha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kasha is Sunday, March 31st, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Kasha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kasha was in 1990 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Kasha Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kasha is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Kasha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haask. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kasha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 273 people with the last name Kasha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kasha? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kasha as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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