Rashida

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Rashida

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

Notable Persons Named Rashida

Rashida Jones is an actress and writer. She has been prominent since 1997. Rashida was given the name Rashida Leah Jones by her parents Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton on February 25th, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Rashida was born on July 24th, 1976 in Detroit.

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Rashida Strober is a writer, activist, playwright, and actress.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rashida

Hawwa was born on November 25th, 1992.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 69 69 0
1974 101 101 0
1975 144 144 0
1976 202 202 0
1977 338 338 0
1978 205 205 0
1979 155 155 0
1980 153 153 0
1981 121 121 0
1982 124 124 0
1983 105 105 0
1984 77 77 0
1985 79 79 0
1986 93 93 0
1987 70 70 0
1988 73 73 0
1989 100 94 6
1990 114 114 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 66 66 0
1994 52 52 0
1995 27 27 0
1996 42 42 0
1997 35 35 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 5 5 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 11 11 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0

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Popularity of Rashida as a first name

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Common last names for Rashida

  • Begum

Fun Facts about the name Rashida

  • How Popular is the name Rashida? Rashida is the 5,166th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rashida have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,976 babies born with the first name Rashida in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rashida to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rashida? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rashida first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rashida is Saturday, May 5th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Rashida born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rashida was in 1977 with a total of 338 babies.
  • Random Rashida Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rashida is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Rashida: Your name in reverse order is Adihsar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hadrsia. How do you pronounce that?

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