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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Transliteration of two Arabic male given names: راشد and رشيد‎‎.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Rashid

Râshid bin Sa`îd Âl Makṫûm was a Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, List of Prime Ministers of the United Arab Emirates, and List of rulers of separate Emirates of the United Arab Emirates. He was most prominent from 1958 to 1990. Râshid was born in Dubai. He died on October 7th, 1990.

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Rashid was born in 1131 in Basra. He left this life in 1192.

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Rashid was born on May 14th, 1984 in Makhachkala.

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Rashid Minhas is a military person. His military service ended in 1971.

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Rashid Aali al-Gaylani is a 13th , 21st , and 23rd Prime Minister of Iraq. Rashid was born in Baghdad.

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Rashid Khalidi is a scientist in the field of history. Rashid was given the name Rashid Ismail Khalidi in New York City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashid

Nargis was an actress. Her career lasted from 1935 to 1935. Nargis was given the name Fatima Rashid by her parent Jaddanbai on June 1st, 1929 in Kolkata. Nargis is also known as Nargis Dutt. She breathed her last breath on May 3rd, 1981.

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Adil was born on February 17th, 1988 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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Karim Rashid is an industrial design and industrial designer. Karim was born in 1960 in Cairo.

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Ahmed Rashid is a journalist and author. Ahmed was born in 1948 in Rawalpindi.

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Rick Rashid is a senior vice president for research and microsoft. Rick was born in 1951.

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Haroon is a pop music singing, musician, and composer. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. He was most active from 1993 to present. Haroon was given the name Aaron Haroon Rashid .

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 0 5
1967 9 0 9
1968 13 0 13
1969 18 0 18
1970 20 0 20
1971 33 0 33
1972 31 0 31
1973 36 0 36
1974 47 0 47
1975 51 0 51
1976 58 0 58
1977 55 0 55
1978 50 0 50
1979 54 0 54
1980 52 0 52
1981 35 0 35
1982 58 0 58
1983 39 0 39
1984 64 0 64
1985 50 0 50
1986 48 0 48
1987 40 0 40
1988 55 0 55
1989 53 0 53
1990 56 0 56
1991 61 0 61
1992 54 0 54
1993 50 0 50
1994 65 0 65
1995 58 0 58
1996 67 0 67
1997 55 0 55
1998 49 0 49
1999 50 0 50
2000 51 0 51
2001 49 0 49
2002 42 0 42
2003 49 0 49
2004 46 0 46
2005 43 0 43
2006 38 0 38
2007 34 0 34
2008 50 0 50
2009 44 0 44
2010 36 0 36
2011 34 0 34
2012 22 0 22
2013 37 0 37
2014 45 0 45
2015 33 0 33
2016 52 0 52
2017 43 0 43

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rashid U.S.
  White 25.85% 64.26%
  African American 16.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 49.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

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People with the last name Rashid are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Rashid

  • How Popular is the name Rashid? Rashid is the 6,212th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rashid was the 5,353rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rashid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,287 babies born with the first name Rashid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rashid 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 Rashid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rashid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rashid is Tuesday, July 7th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Rashid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rashid was in 1996 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Rashid Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rashid is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Rashid: Your name in reverse order is Dihsar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihsdra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rashid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,504 people with the last name Rashid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rashid? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Rashid as their last name.

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