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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lasha

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  • A user from Georgia says the name Lasha is of Georgian origin and means "Light".
  • A submission from Ukraine says the name Lasha means "Bright,Light".
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International Interest

From Hebrew לָשַׁע

  1. Biblical location, appearing only once in the Bible, in the Book of Genesis (10:19) describing one of the limits of the area covered by the Canaanites, believed to be on the east bank of the Dead Sea, later named Callirrhoe (location of hot springs mentioned by Josephus and other authors in the first centuries AD)

Notable Persons Named Lasha

Lasha was born on October 2nd, 1993.


Lasha was born on January 31st, 1992 in Gori, Georgia.


Lasha Dvali is a soccer player for the Śląsk Wrocław, FC Saburtalo Tbilisi, FC Metalurgi Rustavi, Skonto FC, Reading F.C., Kasımpaşa S.K., MSV Duisburg, Georgia national under-17 football team, Georgia national under-19 football team, and Georgia national under-21 football team. Lasha was born on May 14th, 1995 in Tbilisi, Georgia.



Lasha was born on January 2nd, 1986 in Tbilisi.


Lasha Salukvadze is a soccer player for the Inter Baku PIK, FC Locomotive Tbilisi, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Rubin Kazan, FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod, FC Dila Gori, FC SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk, Georgia national under-21 football team, and Georgia national football team. Lasha was born on December 21st, 1981 in Tbilisi. Lasha is also known as ლაშა სალუქვაძე (Georgian).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lasha

Prince Lasha was a jazz, free jazz, and avant-garde jazz musician. He plays Alto saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Alto flute, and Piccolo. Prince was given the name William Lawsha on September 10th, 1929 in Fort Worth, Texas. He passed away on December 12th, 2008.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 16 16 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 23 23 0
1980 38 38 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 35 35 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 32 32 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 42 42 0
1987 47 47 0
1988 52 52 0
1989 44 44 0
1990 44 44 0
1991 59 59 0
1992 42 42 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 32 32 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 35 35 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 19 19 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 5 5 0
2012 7 7 0
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Where is the name Lasha popular?

International Interest for Lasha

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Lasha as a first name

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Popularity of Lasha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lasha U.S.
  White 64.04% 64.26%
  African American 32.46% 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 Lasha

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lasha

  • How Popular is the name Lasha? Lasha is the 10,352nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lasha was the 145,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lasha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,033 babies born with the first name Lasha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lasha to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lasha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lasha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lasha is Wednesday, May 22nd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Lasha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lasha was in 1991 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Lasha Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lasha is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Lasha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Slaha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lasha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 114 people with the last name Lasha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lasha? Lasha is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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