Rashad

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
789
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rashad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rashad as well as things modernly associated with the name Rashad such as celebrities named Rashad.

Origin and Meaning of Rashad

"Rashad" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Rightly guided". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Arabic

  1. A male given name, common in African American communities since the mid-1970s.
  2. A male surname​..

Notable Persons With the Name Rashad

Rashad Evans is a martial artist. Rashad was born on September 25th, 1979 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States.

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Rashad Jennings is an important somebody. He was most active from 2009 to present. Rashad was born on March 26th, 1985 in Forest, Virginia.

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Rashad McCants is a basketball player for the Free Agent, Texas Legends, Caciques de Humacao, Powerade Tigers, Foshan Long Lions, Uberlândia, Homenetmen Beirut, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings, and Piratas de Quebradillas. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Rashad was born on September 25th, 1984 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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DJ Rashad was an electronic music, footwork (chicago), and ghetto house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2014. DJ was given the name Rashad Hanif Harden on October 9th, 1979 in Hammond, Indiana, U.S. DJ is also known as Rashad Harden. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 2014.

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Rashad Khalifa was a biochemist. Rashad was born on November 19th, 1935 in Egypt. He breathed his last breath on January 31st, 1990.

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Rashad Vaughn is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2015. Rashad was born on August 16th, 1996 in Minneapolis.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashad

Isaiah Rashad is a hip hop music, southern hip hop, and neo soul rapping. He was most active from 2009 to present. Isaiah was given the name Isaiah Rashad McClain on May 16th, 1991 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. Isaiah is also known as Zaywop, Zay, Spottie, McClain, and Isaiah Rashad.

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Phylicia Rashād is an actress, singer, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to 1972. Phylicia was given the name Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19th, 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Condola Rashād is an influential somebody. They have been prominent since 2008. Condola was given the name Condola Phylea Rashād on December 11th, 1986 in New York City.

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DJ Rashad was an electronic music, footwork (chicago), and ghetto house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2014. DJ was given the name Rashad Hanif Harden on October 9th, 1979 in Hammond, Indiana, U.S. DJ is also known as Rashad Harden. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 2014.

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Ali Akbar rashad is a noteworthy human. Ali was born in 1955.

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Kafani is a hip hop music, west coast hip hop, and hyphy rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Kafani was given the name Amir Rashad on January 1st, 1981 in Oakland, California.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 0 6
1974 72 0 72
1975 119 0 119
1976 112 0 112
1977 311 0 311
1978 353 0 353
1979 355 8 347
1980 318 0 318
1981 339 14 325
1982 262 0 262
1983 221 5 216
1984 184 0 184
1985 169 0 169
1986 487 10 477
1987 620 12 608
1988 563 12 551
1989 667 6 661
1990 681 5 676
1991 612 7 605
1992 540 0 540
1993 479 0 479
1994 537 6 531
1995 469 0 469
1996 417 0 417
1997 366 0 366
1998 343 0 343
1999 265 0 265
2000 281 0 281
2001 301 0 301
2002 341 0 341
2003 296 0 296
2004 264 0 264
2005 219 0 219
2006 348 0 348
2007 439 0 439
2008 379 0 379
2009 405 0 405
2010 396 0 396
2011 320 0 320
2012 261 0 261
2013 242 0 242
2014 234 0 234
2015 220 0 220

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Popularity of Rashad as a first name

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Popularity of Rashad as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rashad U.S.
  White 16.60% 64.26%
  African American 65.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rashad

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rashad

  • How Popular is the name Rashad? Rashad is the 1,944th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rashad was the 29,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rashad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,813 babies born with the first name Rashad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rashad to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rashad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rashad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rashad is Wednesday, May 15th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Rashad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rashad was in 1990 with a total of 676 babies.
  • Random Rashad Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rashad ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 47 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Rashad: Your name in reverse order is Dahsar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahadsr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rashad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 789 people with the last name Rashad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rashad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rashad as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Rashad mean?

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Sis for sensitive, another side shows.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Ais for aspirations, many to be attained

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.