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since 1880
Last Name
789
in the U.S.
in 2010

Rashad

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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

Fun Facts about the name Rashad

  • 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 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rashad ranks 106th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1997.
  • 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 Hdrsaa. 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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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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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.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Rashad

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

From Arabic

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Rashad

Rashad Evans
Rashad Greene
Rashad Jennings
Rashad Robinson
Rashad Vaughn
Rashad Wheeler
Rashad Young
Rashad Haughton
Rashad Hussain
Rashad Mccants

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashad

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Phylicia was born in 1948 as Phylicia Ayers-Allen in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Ahmad Rashad

Ahmad Rashad is a NFL player. Ahmad was born in 1949 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.

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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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